247 Power to make provision for employees on cessation or transfer of business
247 Power to make provision for employees on cessation or transfer of business
Companies Act 2006 | Legislation

(1)     The powers of the directors of a company include (if they would not otherwise do so) power to make provision for the benefit of persons employed or formerly employed by the company, or any of its subsidiaries, in connection with the cessation or the transfer to any person of the whole or part of the undertaking of the company or that subsidiary.

(2)     This power is exercisable notwithstanding the general duty imposed by section 172 (duty to promote the success of the company).

(3)     In the case of a company that is a charity it is exercisable notwithstanding any restrictions on the directors' powers (or the company's capacity) flowing from the objects of the company.

(4)     The power may only be exercised if sanctioned—