We understand how quickly the deceptively simple principle behind TUPE – the automatic transfer of contracts of employment – can spiral into complexity when it comes to applying it in the real world.
Our specialist employment team has particular expertise in advising public, private and third sector organisations on the TUPE and pensions issues which arise from such arrangements.
We acknowledge how difficult it can be at times to reconcile the strict requirements of TUPE to arrive at a common-sense outcome. We provide pragmatic solutions and work with the wider project team to draw up straightforward documentation with which clients feel comfortable.
We also provide general advice on the TUPE process and on compliance with pension requirements and have specialist knowledge of the LGPS and central government pension schemes.
- Advising three District Councils regarding TUPE and pension aspects of the outsourcing of a shared service including a bespoke admission agreement for the pension fund.
What others say
Latest Sharpe Focus Newsletter
Sharpe Pritchard latest news and blog
The Supreme Court overturns the Court of Appeal decision in WM Morrison Supermarkets v Various Claimants
Introduction On 1 April 2020, the Supreme Court ruled that Morrisons is not vicariously liable for its employee’s criminal act of leaking payroll data of nearly 100,000 colleagues. The Court Read more
The judgment of Mr Justice Griffiths in this case has provided some helpful guidelines as to the basis on which costs can be awarded on an indemnity basis to a Read more