Transfer of Undertakings regulations apply where a business, or part of a business transfers from one owner to another. They are designed to safeguard employee rights in the event of such a transfer, and establish the responsibilities of both the previous and new owners of a business.
This guideline outlines the responsibilities on employers during a transfer of undertaking under the European Council Directive 2001/23/EC. The regulations cover all employees and employers in undertakings, businesses or parts of a business, which are transferred to another employer as a result of a legal transfer or merger. It is important to establish whether a transfer has taken place. To determine whether the .. Read more