Deciding if TUPE applies

The protection of TUPE only applies if there is a TUPE transfer. This section will help you recognise a TUPE transfer and deal with disagreements.

There are two types of TUPE transfer (the same transaction can be both):

  • Business transfer: the whole or part of a business changes hands
  • Service provision change: a change of employer providing a service – by outsourcing, re-tendering or bringing a service in-house.

TUPE makes special provisions for buyers of insolvent businesses. Depending upon the circumstances, the key provisions of TUPE may not apply.

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