Collective consultation

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HR Law TUPE Survey Results

In March we asked HR Law readers for their views on some of the most important changes to TUPE being proposed by the Government.  The feedback we received formed part of our response to the Government's consultation. Generally, readers' views...

New ACAS Code on Collective Redundancies

As you may be aware, with effect from 6 April 2013, the law on collective redundancy consultation changed.  Employers were previously required to undertake collective consultation for a period of 90 days if more than 99 employees are to be made...

TUPE: common myths are busted

Whether on a business sale, outsourcing or group restructure, the thought of TUPE being applicable can strike fear into the most hardy HR heart, and perhaps it is this fear of TUPE which has led to a number of myths about situations which are thought not to...

Collective redundancies: National Union of Mineworkers dig deeper to expand consultation duty

Summary A recent landmark ruling by the Employment Appeal Tribunal (“the EAT”) has significantly altered the position concerning collective redundancies.  The key finding in UK Coal Mining Limited v National Union of Mineworkers is...

It's good to talk - top tips on collective consultation

If an employer is proposing to make 20 or more employees redundant within 90 days at one establishment, it is likely that it will need to consult any employees affected by the proposals on a collective basis. Below are some top tips (which reflect the...