Eyes front when changing service providers – recognize a transfer of business
In general, a transfer of business refers to a situation where a business operation is transferred to another employer and the operation in question remains effectively same or similar post-transfer. Transfers of business come with significant employment law effects, most notably the automatic transfer of affected employees to the new employer with their old terms of employment. However, it may sometimes come as a surprise that also changes in the service provider line-up of a service with links to the public sector is easily viewed as a transfer of business.
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