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Understanding TUPE: A practical guide to business transfers and outsourcing


This full day course is a practical guide to TUPE which will equip delegates with the means to identify TUPE transfers to understand the implications of a TUPE transfer and how to handle TUPE transfers in practice including practical sessions on due diligence, warranties and indemnities and information to and consultation with employee representatives.

The event will be delivered in conjunction with Dr John McMullen, partner at Wrigleys Solicitors LLP and Visiting Professor of Law at Durham University. John is one of the best known employment lawyers in the UK and he is regarded as the country’s leading expert on TUPE and is author of the leading textbook, Business Transfers and Employee Rights.

Business need

Whether you are involved in the outsourcing process, either or supplier, or considering buying or selling a business, this seminar will provide practical guidance on the TUPE implications and explain the TUPE process in an understandable way.

Suitable For

This one day course provides practical and legal guidance to managers and HR professionals involved in acquisitions and outsourcing.


  • Introduction and overview
  • When does TUPE apply?
  • The distinction between business transfers and outsourcing
  • Obligations that transfer
  • How you should handle a TUPE transfer – practical considerations
  • Redundancies, reorganisation and harmonisation
  • Information and consultation
  • Employee engagement issues for the new workforce

Venue Jurys Inn Sheffield   Map (opens in new window)   Date 14/11/2017    Time 09:30 - 16:30   
Price £245.00 per person    Please note our training events are VAT exempt
To book now

* Max of 4 delegates per organisation. Please call Acas on 0300 123 1150 or email if numbers exceed this or for more details about the training session.