McMullen: Business Transfers and Employee Rights

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SOURCE CURRENCY: Issue 54, June 2024

This is the leading work on TUPE. This title maintains its acclaimed approach of providing practical guidance from the viewpoint of employers, employees, vendors and purchasers, trade unions, and both corporate and litigation lawyers. The work is practical yet authoritative, and cited in UK court and tribunal decisions.

The updated chapters in this issue include:
Chapter 7 – TUPE and reg 4: the automatic transfer of employment obligations and the effect of TUPE on the individual employment relationship This chapter has been updated for the case of Sean Pong Tyres Ltd v Moore (7[150.1]) (transferring rights and obligations; statutory rights; transfer of perpetrator). Chapter 17 – Reform, future developments and transnational transfers of undertakings. This chapter has been further updated for the Retained EU Law (Revocation and Reform) Act 2023 (17[1.3]). Appendix E – Summaries of decided cases on the Acquired Rights Directive in the Court of Justice of the European Union and the EFTA Court. This appendix has been updated for the Retained EU Law (Revocation and Reform) Act 2023 (App[301]). Appendix – H A note on redundancy payments and compensation levels for unfair dismissal. The amounts have been updated for the Employment Rights (Increase of Limits) Order 2024.


Jeffrey Jupp KC of Inner Temple, Barrister  General editor