Category Archives: TUPE Regulations

Changes to TUPE delayed

New regulations that may change TUPE rights have been delayed to September. These proposed changes are to repeal the service provision change (SPC) rules which were introduced in 2006. However, this has been strongly challenged by the Law Society and … Continue reading

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Part 2 of Proposed Employment Law Reforms

Last week, I discussed the proposed Employment Law Reforms due to take place in spring 2013 and summer 2013. I will now discuss the key reforms to take place from autumn 2013 and beyond. Autumn 2013: Reform of TUPE 2006: … Continue reading

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Workers not entitled to Compensation uplift where employers fail to comply with Acas Code.

In the case of Local Government Yorkshire and Humber v Shah EAT/0587/11 & EAT/0026/12 it was held that only employees, not workers, can be awarded a compensation uplift of 25%, where a respondent has unreasonably failed to comply with the … Continue reading

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Pensions: Are You Missing Out?

As employment solicitors, we see clients dealing with pensions in three main areas. Compromise agreements, where clients often need to consider allocating all or part of their compensation to a pension, attracting higher rate tax relief. Business transfers, where I … Continue reading

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TUPE and Pensions: Another Trap for the Unwary?

TUPE, the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006, provide that pension liabilities do not transfer upon the transfer of a business or undertaking. Or do they? Regulation 10(2) stipulates that occupational pension scheme provisions transfer unless they are … Continue reading

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