TUPE – transfer of undertakings

TUPE is a challenging aspect of employment law. Boost your understanding of TUPE and get the confidence and skills you need to manage a TUPE transfer.

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Virtual class

Perfect for:

HR generalists

You’ll learn how to:

  • identify the key considerations in a TUPE transfer
  • explain the legal requirements of a transfer situation
  • prepare employee information and arrange consultation channels
  • manage changes arising from TUPE

About this course

Course length: One day

Delivery: Online class and self-directed learning

Suitable for: People professionals who want to increase their understanding, confidence, and competency in managing a TUPE employment law transfer.

What to expect from this ‘TUPE - transfer of undertakings’ course

This programme is for established people professionals who want to increase their understanding, confidence, and competency in managing a TUPE employment law transfer. It will give you the knowledge and confidence to successfully manage a TUPE transfer, support your employees, and ensure you meet legal obligations.

This TUPE – transfer of undertaking training has been created by UK employment law experts in conjunction with CIPD. It takes an evidence-based approach and uses case studies to bring the information to life. You’ll learn the differences between a business transfer and a service transfer and discover the practical steps to manage the changes that can occur because of a TUPE transfer.

What you’ll need to do on this course

This is a one-day course delivered online. You’ll take part in approximately four hours of facilitated online learning.

We recommend you support this online learning with self-directed learning and allow for one hour of learning before the course and four hours after the course.

What you’ll get on this course

You’ll receive a resource pack before your first session, including the materials and pre-course reading you’ll need to familiarise yourself with before the course begins.

At the end of this course, you’ll receive a certificate.

Taking part in this course gives you access to the CIPD Learning Hub for 12 months. Here, you can access your course content together with other valuable resources and tools. When you finish your course, you can enjoy an additional 12 months of access to other resources on the Learning Hub.

Learning outcomes​

By the end of this ‘TUPE – transfer of undertakings' course, you'll be able to:

  • identify the key considerations in a TUPE transfer
  • describe the legal requirements of transfer of undertaking regulation
  • prepare information for employees and arrange consultation channels
  • constructively and proactively manage changes arising from TUPE
  • avoid unfair dismissals relating to TUPE employment law.

Team bookings

Interested in booking this course for your team? We offer group bookings solutions for teams of four or more people.

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