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TUPE – Managing Teams In Or Out

TUPE is arguably one of the most challenging aspects of employment law. Navigating the complexities and risks involved in the TUPE process can often leave people professionals feeling anxious and apprehensive. 

This course will equip you with the confidence and knowledge to successfully manage a TUPE transfer, support your employees through the process and ensure legal obligations are met. 

Who’s it for? 

  • This course is designed for established people professionals who want to increase their understanding, confidence, and competency in managing a TUPE transfer. 

What’s Covered? 

Basics of TUPE 

  • The legislation. Do you know what TUPE is? What the legislation says? Fully understand the TUP legislation, what it means and what impact it may have on you or your team one day. 

  • The purpose of TUPE. Do you know why we have TUPE? Be able to confidently explain TUPE and why it is needed in the workplace. Understand how it may affect you and what to do when something goes wrong. 

  • What is a TUPE transfer? Be able to confidently explain what a TUPE transfer is, what it consists of and why it is a valuable process. 

  • Business transfer or service transfer? Understand fully what the difference between these two transfers are, how they affect employees in different ways and just how different these two transfers are different. 

Changing Terms and Conditions 

  • TUPE obligations. Do you know what the TUPE obligations are? Fully understand what they mean and how they impact you and your workforce. Know how to use them effectively in the correct situations. 

  • Employee liability. Do you know and understand what employee liability is? Learn the depths of employee liability when it comes to TUPE, understand it and be able to use it to your team’s advantage. 

  • Practical steps. What are the practical steps of TUPE? Fully understand and be able to explain what the practical steps of TUPE are, what they mean and why they are needed. 

  • Legal logistics. It is extremely important to know the legal logistics of TUPE. Be able to confidently explain what the logistics are, how to abide by them and WHY they are in place. 

TUPE Dismissals 

  • Legal rights. What are the legal rights regarding TUPE? Understand what the TUPE legal rights are and be able to confidently explain them. Know what impact these rights have and what they mean for you and your workforce. 

  • Fairness. What is fairness in TUPE and in general? Understand why fairness is needed within your team, what happens when there is no fairness and how do your team feel about your current fairness? 


  • Personal assumptions and prejudice. It is extremely important to know the difference between these two. Fully understand and be able to explain what personal assumptions and prejudice mean, how it happens and what you can do to address and prevent it. 

  • Objective v Subjective. What do people mean when they describe things as objective or subjective? Learn the definition of these two words and how to deal with both in an effective manner. 

Session Benefits 

  • Identify the key considerations in a TUPE transfer 

  • Describe the legal requirements that must be carried out in a transfer situation 

  • Prepare information for employees and arrange consultation channels 

  • Manage changes arising from TUPE constructively and proactively 

  • Take appropriate action to ensure fairness and avoid unfair dismissals relating to a TUPE situation. 

Date & Venue

Date will be agreed once booking has been confirmed.
This training course can be run at your premises or we can provide a training venue.

Contact Details

For more information and costs please contact us on 0345 4599710 or email

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