TUPE is an acronym for the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006. The rules aim to protect employees if the business they work for changes hands. 

This guide gives an overview of what you need to know about managing TUPE transfers. The CIPD provides information on the legislation and how it applies here.

We also look at related issues such as pensions, redundancies and objections to transfer. 

When TUPE applies

When TUPE does not apply

Identifying TUPE

Early preparation

Engagement and documentation

Identifying the employees who transfer

Information and consultation

Employee liability information and due diligence

Pensions

Terms and conditions

Managing the transfer

Post-transfer

TUPE and right to work checks

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