Your rights when a business is being sold

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If your employer sells the business you may be protected under the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (TUPE).

 

Resources available

The Employee Representative Guide for Non-union workplaces provides you with all the resources you need to be an effective Employee Representative in a non-unionised workplace.

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Employee Representative Guide for non-union workplaces

Best of the web

Guidance on the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 – for employers, employees and representatives.

Takeovers and Transfers

Selling a business – rights and responsibilities 

Mergers, takeovers and transfers

ACAS on transfer of undertakings

 

Disclaimer

This resource is published by Employee Rescue Limited. Please note that the information and any commentary on the law contained herein is provided for information purposes only. The information and commentary does not, and is not intended to, amount to legal advice. Employee Rescue accepts no responsibility for any loss occasioned to any person acting or refraining from action as a result of the material contained in this publication.

Further specialist advice should be taken before relying on the contents of this publication. You can send an e-mail to thelawyers@employeerescue.co.uk for such specialist advice if required.
 

 

Case Study

Westlake v ZSL London Zoo (2015) An employment tribunal ruled that a London Zoo meerkat handler who got into a Christmas party fight with a monkey specialist over their love rivalry for a llama keeper was unfairly dismissed, however she received nothing in compensation.  The employment tribunal said that two zookeepers who got into a fight at London Zoo’s Christmas party should have received the same disciplinary sanction. At London Zoo’s Christmas party, zookeeper Ms Westlake got into a fight with a colleague, Ms Sanders. The fight appeared to originate over another zookeeper Mr Davies, Sanders’ former boyfriend who was... Read More
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