The government has set up a Rapid Response Service providing information free of charge to both employers and employees in the event that redundancies are made (...).
The law says that variations to a contract are void if the sole reason for the variation is because of a TUPE transfer. The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held in Ferguson and ors v Astrea Asset Management Ltd that the variations made to the contracts of four employees were void, despite the fact that they were advantageous to them (...).
In order to decide when a period of continuous employment has started, the law says that it is the day when the employee started work. In O’Sullivan v DSM Demolition Ltd, the Employment Appeal Tribunal held that tribunals have to distinguish between work that started on an unofficial basis (which does not count) and work done under a contract (which does) (...).