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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.


Early bird booking available - see 'fee' tab for details.

Date: Wednesday 28 November 2018
Venue: De Vere Colmore Gate
Fee: Members - £324.00 per person
  Non-members - £360.00 per person


16 Places left - Booking ends on Tuesday 20 November 2018


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: £360 (excl. VAT)

Non-member: £400 (excl. VAT)


Early bird booking:
Make your booking early and receive a 10% discount on the standard price (above).

Conditions apply.  See 'venue' tab for individual closing dates.


Fee includes:

Lunch, refreshments and all course materials


Inclusive e-learning:

Understanding outsourcing


28 November 2018
De Vere Colmore Gate, Birmingham
(Early bird closing date: 28 September 2018)


If you require accommodation for the night before this event, please contact the CIPS Accommodation Line on +44 (0)1780 484052.  All accounts must be settled in full on departure from the venue.

If your query is regarding course details (content, timings, costs, etc.), please contact ukskills@cips.org or call +44 (0)1780 761476.

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