ICO issues new guidance on transfer of employee information – OUT-LAW.com

Posted June 5th, 2008 in data protection, news, transfer of undertakings by sally

“The Information Commissioner’s Office has today published new guidance to help organisations comply with the Data Protection Act when providing information about their employees under TUPE, the law that protects staff when a business is transferred.”

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OUT-LAW.com, 4th June 2008

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Post Office compensation claim could cost millions – The Times

Posted February 6th, 2008 in compensation, news, postal service, transfer of undertakings by sally

“Royal Mail could be forced to pay several million pounds in compensation amid accusations that it flouted employment law in its restructuring of the Post Office network.”

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The Times, 6th February 2008

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TUPE can catch global transfers but could leave workers empty handed – OUT-LAW.com

Posted January 15th, 2008 in employment, news, transfer of undertakings by sally

“A law to protect workers when a business changes hands can apply to jobs transferred outside Europe, according to a recent ruling. But British workers could be left jobless and without compensation in such cases, an employment specialist has warned.”

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OUT-LAW.com, 14th January 2008

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New ISG Ltd v Vernon and Others – Times Law Reports

Posted December 12th, 2007 in law reports, transfer of undertakings by sally

New ISG Ltd v Vernon and Others

“A purposive construction should be given to regulation 4(7) of the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations (SI 2006 No 346) so as to accord with the fundamental freedom of the employee to choose his employer.”

The Times, 12th December 2007

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Transfer err – The Lawyer

Posted July 3rd, 2007 in insolvency, special report, transfer of undertakings by sally

“Far from improving matters for insolvent companies, the new Tupe rules have just muddied the waters. By Andrew Gregory.”

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The Lawyer, 2nd July 2007

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