The Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations (TUPE) is designed to protect employees' terms and conditions of employment, when a business is transferred from one owner to another. 

Explore our resources and discover important insights on on the law governing transfers of undertakings and acquired rights. Find out about the main legal requirements regarding TUPE transfers.


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Transfer of undertakings (TUPE): An introduction
Looks at the law governing transfers of undertakings and gives introductory guidance on managing a TUPE situation

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Transfer of undertakings (TUPE): UK employment law
Explore our collection of resources on the transfer of undertakings (TUPE), including legal governance, a guide to TUPE, and relevant Q&As and case law
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TUPE transfers: Guide for people professionals
Outlines the main legal requirements surrounding TUPE transfers, and the essential steps involved in managing them


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