Transfer of undertakings (TUPE) >> Guidance

Transfer of undertakings (TUPE)

Learn how to transfer people and projects to and from your organisation.

 

Here you'll find introductory information and further sources of support.

Disclosure of employee information under TUPE

The ICO has produced guidance on the handling of employee information during TUPE transfers to avoid breaches of data protection.

source: www.ico.org.uk
     

Transfer of undertakings (TUPE)

Acas has a range of introductory guidance on TUPE outlining the stages of the process, employees' rights and changes introduced by legislation in 2014.

source: www.acas.org.uk

Making mergers work: the role for charity trustees

NPC summarises key learning from leaders on managing mergers successfully in the voluntary sector.

A guide to people management when preparing and transferring services

The CIPD provides practical guidance and tools for organisations managing TUPE transfers. This includes a minimum set of standards, steps to follow, pensions and the harmonisation of terms. A gantt chart is also available for employers to download.

source: www.cipd.co.uk

Transfer of undertakings (TUPE)

Acas has produced summary guidance on the changes to TUPE regulations which take effect from 31 January 2014.

source: www.acas.org.uk

Disclosure of employee information under TUPE

This useful brief from the Information Commissioner's Office answers some common questions around data protection when providing details on employees before and during a TUPE transfer. This document opens as a PDF.

source: www.ico.gov.uk

Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006

Unite provides guidance on the TUPE regulations aimed at union members.

Business transfers and takeovers

The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills has a number of guides which look at employees' rights during a TUPE transfer, the treatment of occupational pensions during transfers and the treatment of redundancy and insolvency payments.

source: www.bis.gov.uk

Transfer of undertakings

CIPD has a factsheet which outlines the legal context to TUPE and where the TUPE regulations apply. It also outlines the situations in which a dismissal may be unfair if it is connected with a business transfer or service provision change.

source: www.cipd.co.uk

Business transfers and takeovers (TUPE)

Directgov has a section on the rights and protection given to employees during a transfer of business or takeover.

Responsibilities to employees if you buy or sell a business

Business Link provides information on the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations (TUPE) 2006 and how these may affect changes to your organisation.

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