On 16 May 2024, the UK government launched a consultation paper setting out proposed amendments to the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (TUPE) and abolishing the legal framework for European Works Councils (EWCs). This follows the policy paper published in May 2023, “Smarter regulation to grow the economy”. Despite the general election

As we come to the end of 2023, there has been a rush on new employment legislation to come into effect in 2024.

Holiday leave and pay

As mentioned here the Employment Rights (Amendment, Revocation and Transitional Provision) Regulations 2023 were laid before Parliament on 7 November 2023 and are due to come into force

The European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 preserved a number of EU laws in UK statute as Retained EU Law (REUL).  The Retained EU Law (Revocation and Reform) Bill (REUL Bill) was introduced to amend, remove and replace the REULs that the UK government deemed to be unsuitable and replace them with

In the UK where a business is transferred from one economic entity to another then the employees will be protected by the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (the TUPE Regulations)

The effect of the TUPE Regulations is to preserve the continuity of employment and terms and conditions of those employees who are

The Collective Redundancies and Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) (Amendment) Regulations 2014 come into force in the UK on 31 January 2014.  These 2014 Regulations amend TUPE (which implements the Acquired Rights Directive in the UK) and the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992 (TULRCA) (relating to collective redundancy consultation).

The 2014

In Germany, where there is a transfer of business, only the employees who belong to the relevant transferred entity automatically transfer to the new employer.  

How would you decide the following case? A company offered call-answering services and back office activities. All employees of the company performed both services. The company decided to split the