In Rynda (UK) Ltd v Rhijnsburger  EWCA Civ 75, the Court of Appeal considered whether a single employee was an “organised grouping of employees” for the purposes of establishing whether there had been a service...more
In Ottimo Property Services Ltd -v- Duncan and another, the Employment Appeal Tribunal has decided that, where several different clients change service provider at or around the same time, each individual service provision...more
In Salmon v Castlebeck Care (Teeside) Ltd & Anor UKEAT/0304/14, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) considered whether a successful appeal against a decision to dismiss needed to be communicated to the employee in order to...more
Sandra Wallace, Partner and UK Employment Group Head, highlights the most important legislative and case law developments from 2014 and identifies the key cases to watch out for in 2015....more
In This Issue:
- Islamic Real Estate Finance: Getting The Deal Done
- Announcements & Events
- Government Consultation on Energy Efficiency Improvements to the Private Rented Sector
- K&L Gates...more
The Acquired Rights Directive (ARD) applies across the Member States of the European Union and is implemented in the UK by the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (the “TUPE Regulations”)....more
In Allen & ors v Morrisons Facilities Services Limited  UKEAT 0298, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) considered whether employees transferring under TUPE could bring a claim against their new employer, where the new...more
Newly enforced regulations change UK law on the transfer of undertakings, applicable to transfers which take place on or after 31 January 2014.
The Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006...more
The Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (“TUPE”) has been in the spotlight as part of the UK Government’s Employment Law Review. TUPE implements the EU Acquired Rights Directive (“ARD”) in the...more
In previous posts (Proposed Changes to UK's TUPE will impact outsourcing deals, The UK Government consults on proposed changes to the TUPE regulations) we highlighted the UK Government's proposed changes to the Transfer of...more
Following a 2-year consultation process, legislation comes into force on 31 January 2014 to amend ‘TUPE’, the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006. The 2006 TUPE regulations provide for the...more
The UK Government has finalised the amendments to the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (“TUPE”) and collective redundancy legislation, under the Collective Redundancies and Transfer of...more
New TUPE Regulations come into force on 31 January, with the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills issuing updated accompanying guidance.
On 31 January 2014, the regulations that will amend the UK’s Transfer...more
The long awaited and much debated changes to the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (“TUPE”) have now been finalised in the snappily titled Collective Redundancies and Transfer of...more
Clare Gregory, a Partner in our Sheffield office, comments: With just over a fortnight to go until they come into force, the Government has now made, and published, the Collective Redundancies and Transfer of Undertakings...more
2013 has been a significant year for UK employment law. In particular, an abundance of new legislation (both about substantive law and Employment Tribunal procedure) has heralded a number of important changes.
We reported in the autumn on some small but important changes to TUPE planned to take effect in early 2014. We promised to let you know if there was any delay in the proposed implementation date of 1 January 2014. The UK...more
In This Issue:
- OFCCP Releases VEVRAA and Rehabilitation Act Section 503 Final Rules
- US Supreme Court to Decide Whether Severance Payments Are Subject to FICA
- SDNY Rules That NYC Human Rights Law Does Not...more
Following the response to consultation on proposed amendments to the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (TUPE 2006) (see Be Alert dated 5 September), the Government has now published draft...more
- What's in an indemnity anyway? - Kit Burden provides an informative overview of the use of indemnities in IT and outsourcing contracts, including guidance on what to look out for when drafting or negotiating these...more
Be Global is a publication by DLA Piper's Global Employment Group, designed to keep you informed on recent developments around the world.
Be Global complements uKNOW, our online international employment, pensions and...more
The Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 ("TUPE") is in the spotlight as part of the UK Government's Employment Law Review. Launched in 2011, the purpose of the review is to reform employment...more
As of 1 January 2014 there will be some small but important changes to TUPE. Employers who are planning on undertaking TUPE transfers in the near future may wish to consider whether or not to delay implementation to take...more
The response to the Consultation will result in key changes to automatic employee transfer legislation, although the changes do not go as far as originally planned.
On 5 September, the UK government published its...more
The government has today published a response to the consultation on reform of the TUPE Regulations which it carried out earlier this year. Having taken account of the 178 consultation responses, the reforms which the...more
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