UK: Government announces plans for post-Brexit employment law reform

Update: On 12 May the Government published consultation documents including further details of the proposed reforms – see our post here. The Secretary of State for the Department for Business and Trade, Kemi Badenoch MP, has today issued a written statement announcing that the Government will replace the current sunset in the Retained EU Law … Read more

Real Estate EP9: TUPE 101 for the Real Estate Sector

In our latest podcast we are joined by Tim Leaver, Partner and Dave Palmer, Senior Associate in our Employment team, who are discussing TUPE and why Real Estate sector clients need to consider this in their transactions. The conversation includes: What is TUPE; under what circumstances does it apply and what are the pitfalls in … Read more

UK: TUPE – pre-transfer beneficial changes to terms are void

The EAT has ruled that a variation to an employment contract will be invalid where the sole or principal reason for the variation is the transfer, even if the change is to the employee’s benefit.  The ruling will be welcome news for clients and incoming contractors on a service provision change, as it will render … Read more