TUPE regulations are designed to protect the rights of employees in a transfer situation enabling them to enjoy the same terms and conditions, with continuity of employment as before.

Information about TUPE

The objective of this Knowledge Insight is to give guidance, predominantly to CIPS members or other procurement professionals, as to how the new Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations (‘The Regulations’) will affect all those responsible for outsourcing services that were previously carried out in-house, or preparing for a subsequent tendering procedure following a prior outsourcing (often referred to as the ‘second tendering round’).

Return to External Environment topic.

Related concepts

Freedom of Information Act 2000

Many Governments around the world share a common goal and that is to try and reverse the working premise that everything is secret unless otherwise stated, to a position where everything...

Find out more

Bribery Act 2010

The Bribery Act 2011 contains clauses that effectively mean that if a company has anti-bribery procedures in place, it will be treated more leniently if a case of bribery emerges...

Find out more

Be Prepared – EU Sustainability Legislation and its Impact

Sustainability remains a hot topic within the European Union (EU). In terms of media coverage it has arguably only been superseded by the ‘credit crunch’ and subsequent turmoil in the...

Find out more