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The facts as you describe them are:
Company A has given notice to terminate its contract with a public body to provide services
the public body has confirmed that it intends to appoint a new contractor to provide services, ie that there will be a relevant transfer under regulation 3(1)(b)(ii) of the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (TUPE 2006), SI 2006/246 (TUPE 2006, SI 2006/246, reg 3(1)(b)(ii)) (change of contractor)
the identity of the subsequent contractor is not yet known, as the public body has not yet decided to whom it will award the contract
termination of the contract is imminent, and
if there is no TUPE transfer, the positions of relevant employees will become redundant
The following scenarios are possible:
Company A begins redundancy consultation and there is a TUPE transfer
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