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Employment Law
Insolvency & Restructuring
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Listen and pass the quiz: Gain 1 CPD point (60 minutes)
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Listen and pass the quiz: Gain 1 accredited CPD point (60 minutes)

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30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
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Course Aims:

This podcast aims to inform the listener of the best way to handle employment law issues in the administration context. It tries to give the listener practical advice should they be dealing with these issues. Further, it attempts to make the listener aware of potential employment law problems to be aware of when handling an asset sale.

After completing the course you will:
  • Be aware of the employment law issues that arise in handling asset sales from an administrator.;
  • Know how to advise both the purchaser and the administrator on these employment law issues;
  • Be up to date with how issues such as due diligence and indemnities are currently dealt with;
  • Understand how to react to claims by employees during an asset sale from an administrator.
Intermediate Difficulty: 3 of 5
Legal Principles
Practical Guide
Sources and References:
  • Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment)Regulations 2006;
  • Acquired Rights Directive 2001/23/EC;
  • Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992;
  • Oakland v Wellswood (Yorkshire) Ltd [2009] IRLR 250.

This podcast discusses handling asset sales in an administration from an employment law perspective. It details the advice that should be given to both the administrator and the purchaser, and covers issues such as due diligence, indemnities and warranties, and information and consultation.

Podcast added: 30/03/09

Podcast last reviewed: 2011-10-31

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