Monthly Archives: September 2012


Monday, September 10th, 2012

The UK is probably 8 – 12 years behind USA experience with outsourced contracts. It has been evident for some time that in-sourcing was taking place at an increasing pace, particularly with IT contracts. Unsurprisingly, the public sector has had mixed experiences with outsourced contracts for a wide variety of services. The UNISON bargaining web-site […]

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Risk in TUPE

Wednesday, August 15th, 2012

Beware the dreaded TUPE (Transfer of Undertakings Protection of Employment) Regulations. They have acquired notoriety for being complex, emotive, being difficult to understand and a thorn in the side of negotiators who are transferring services from the company to another and/or outsourcing services. TUPE advice and guidance from lawyers and HR specialists will not come […]

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