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TUPE 2006 Regulations
The Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (“TUPE 2006”) applies wherever there is a “relevant transfer”.
This can apply to transfers of business, properties and contracts including outsourcing and the return of contracts in house.
The law in this area is extremely complex and carries with it various obligations to inform and consult with those potentially affected.