Smith and others v Jackson Lloyd Ltd and another

Employment – Continuity of employment. In dismissing the employers' appeal, the Employment Appeal Tribunal held that the employment tribunal (the tribunal) had directed itself correctly and applied the correct law in holding that there had been a transfer of undertakings pursuant to reg 3(1)(a) of the Transfer of Undertakings Protection of Employment Regulations 2006, SI 2006/246. Further, the employees had had locus standi to bring protective award claims in their own names, the mandates of the employees' representatives having expired.

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