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TUPE and its impact on procurement


TUPE and its impact on procurement 

CPDUnderstand and be equipped to deal with problems caused by TUPE


By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an increased awareness of the purposes behind the TUPE regulations and a practical understanding of when and how TUPE applies to outsourcing arrangements
  • Understand the changes introduced in 2014 and their implications for outsourcing activities
  • Understand the implications of not correctly observing the regulations
  • Build your knowledge of contractual clauses that should be negotiated with incoming suppliers to address potential problems and liabilities.
Date: Tuesday 31 October 2017
Venue: De Vere Colmore Gate
Fee: Members - £450.00 per person
  Non-members - £500.00 per person


3 Places left - Booking ends on Monday 23 October 2017


Is it right for me?


The Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations, or TUPE, preserve employees’ terms and conditions when a business or undertaking (or part of one) is transferred to a new employer. This course provides an introduction to all elements of the TUPE regulations with particular emphasis on procurement. It is designed for procurement specialists and managers engaged in procurement that may involve the transfer of staff.


What key points will the training cover?


  • Introduction to TUPE
  • Examination of relevance to procurement
  • Exploration of impact and consequences of TUPE
  • Landmark case examined and analysed
  • TUPE and outsourcing
  • What happens if regulations are not adhered to
  • Analysis of the risks involved
  • Case study exercises


Ian Longdin has worked in a consultancy capacity for a wide range of organisations in recent years including the Qualifications & Curriculum Authority and EdExcel.

Much of his training involvement has been in-company (both in the public and private sectors), raising awareness of the role and meaning of company terms and conditions for procurement staff and others with contract management responsibilities.  

Ian has substantial experience in delivering professional and management programmes relating to procurement law.  Topics have included contract law, drafting of effective terms and conditions, contract management, and the implications of TUPE on outsourcing activities.


Member: £450 (excl. VAT)

Non-member: £500 (excl. VAT)


Fee includes:

Lunch, refreshments and all course materials


Inclusive e-learning:

Understanding outsourcing


31 October 2017
De Vere Colmore Gate, Birmingham


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