In this case two employees were dismissed following a TUPE transfer and offered re-engagement on new terms, which included a pay cut. The employees accepted the new contract and continued to work for the transferee however they also sued for unfair dismissal.
- Manchester College bid for and won the Offender Learning contracts from the Learning and Skills Council. Unfortunately there were many hidden costs which were not discovered during the due diligence process.
- Following the transfer Manchester College were forced to carry out a large redundancy process.
- The College wanted to make further cost reductions and so then started a process of harmonising terms and conditions.