Transfer of undertakings Handbook

Practice area: Employment law
ISBN: 9780414029835
Published by IDS, February 2011

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The IDS Employment Law Transfer of undertakings Handbook takes an in-depth look at the rules governing transfers of undertakings. Explaining the law in this complex area in a logical and clear manner, the Handbook:

  • Discusses the mechanics of transfer, including contracting out scenarios
  • Deals with the effect of a transfer on contracts of employment, including employees’ rights to refuse to transfer
  • Covers the rules that apply to unfair dismissal in the context of a transfer, including constructive dismissal
  • Sets out the special provisions governing the transfer of insolvent businesses
  • Outlines the common practical issues that can arise in a transfer situation, such as the disclosure of information and the use of warranties and indemnities