What is TUPE?: TUPE, is the main piece of legislation governing the transfer of businesses. Its purpose is to protect employees when a business changes hands by preserving the transferring employee’s continuity of employment and their terms and conditions of employment.
When does TUPE apply?: TUPE can apply in many situations, but the most common types of situation are when employers; buy or sell all or part of a business or make a ‘service provision change’.
TUPE legislations is not an easy subject to grasp but some knowledge of its finer workings and recent case law is essential for any evolving business where contracts are won in tender situations, or business are bought/sold where employees can be brought on board or transfer to a new employer.
This timely seminar brings you right up to date and cuts through the jargon, helping you to understand the rules and providing you with practical guidance. Learn about the new cases and the government’s reforms.
How can we help you? Hosting a FREE* Employment Seminar
Whether you are buying or selling a business, changing an existing contractor or pitching for a contract to provide services, this seminar will be of use to you.
In order to help our clients, White Horse Employment are partnering with Forrester Sylvester Mackett Solicitors to deliver a FREE* Employment Law Seminar that will guide you through the key stages and will cut through the complexities and confusion that often surrounds staff transfers.
Philip McCabe, Associate at Forrester Sylvester Mackett Solicitors, will help employers identify the main legal issues you need to be aware of to ensure your business is properly protected
If you are a business owner, HR Professional, Director or Manager who manages employees, you will find this informal presentation of benefit.
Thursday, 18th April 2013
10.00am – 11.30am, Registration: 9.30am Cumberwell Park, Bradford-on-Avon
What does the seminar cover? The seminar will focus on:
- What is TUPE and what does it mean for your business
- Who is covered by the legislation?
- The consequences of a transfer – who and what transfers?
- Parties duties to inform and consult
- Changing terms and conditions of employment
- Unfair dismissals, redundancies and grievances under TUPE
Why should you attend?
As well as protecting employee’s rights, TUPE also has the effect of transferring most liabilities with regards to employees to the new employer. TUPE also imposes specific obligations on employers in transfer situations and there are penalties on employers for failure to comply.
In order to protect your business it is therefore important to know when TUPE applies so that you can understand what liabilities you are inheriting and can also ensure that you comply with your obligations under the regulations.
* First delegate FREE, £20.00 plus VAT for each additional delegate attending from the same organisation
** Closing date for bookings: 12th April 2013, please note cancellations after this date may result in “Additional Delegates” charges still being invoiced