Employment and insolvency

Employment and insolvency guidance:

On 23 June 2016, the UK held a referendum on its membership of the EU, with a majority voting in favour of the UK leaving the European Union (EU), also known as 'Brexit'....

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The position of an employee on a company's insolvency The general rule is that a contract of employment is between the employer and the employee. This...

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An indemnity is an agreement by one person to bear the cost of certain claims brought against another person. For example, the seller may agree to bear the buyer's costs...

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What is an employee benefit trust scheme? An employee benefit trust (EBT) is used by many companies as a type of tax avoidance scheme, by which a company...

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For the purposes of entitlement to a redundancy payment, an employee is dismissed by reason of redundancy if the reason for dismissal is: • the employer...

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An employee may apply to the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) to pay the statutory redundancy payment out of the state guarantee fund (the...

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The position of an employee on a company's insolvency The general rule is that a contract of employment is between the employer and the employee. This means that due to...

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The Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006, SI 2006/246 (TUPE 2006) relaxes some of the rules which would otherwise apply, to make it easier...

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The Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006, SI 2006/246 (TUPE 2006) provides additional protection to the employee where a dismissal occurs...

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Where there is a relevant transfer, subject to an employee's right to object to the transfer (see: Employee right to object to the transfer below), the contracts of...

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The Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006, SI 2006/246 (TUPE 2006) provide that, where there is a relevant transfer, there is a statutory...

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This Practice Note details the effect of the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006, SI 2006/246 (TUPE 2006) on the ability to vary or...

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