Here we list a selection of key cases, reported since 2010, on Tupe transfers, providing a summary of the decision and implications for employers.
Jinks v London Borough of Havering | Employment Appeal Tribunal | 23 Feb 2015
Hazel v Manchester College | Court of Appeal | 5 Feb 2014
Swanbridge Hire and Sales Ltd v Butler | Employment Appeal Tribunal | 13 Nov 2013
Ceva Freight (UK) Ltd v Seawell Ltd | Scottish Court of Session | 21 Jun 2013
Alemo-Herron v Parkwood | European Court of Justice | 18 Jul 2013
Gabriel v Peninsula Business Services | Employment Appeal Tribunal | 2 Feb 2012
Abellio London Ltd (Formerly Travel London Ltd) v 1 Musse and Others (2) Centrewest London Buses Ltd v Musse and Others | Employment Appeal Tribunal 12 January 2012
Eddie Stobart v Moreman and others | Employment Appeal Tribunal | 17 Feb 2012
Spaceright Europe Ltd v Baillavoine and another | Employment Appeal Tribunal | 1 Feb 2011
Please note: While every care has been taken in compiling these notes, CIPD cannot be held responsible for any errors or omissions. These notes are not intended to be a substitute for specific legal advice.
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