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Defence Reform Act 2014

Section 9: Transfer of employees: application of TUPE regulations

37.This section ensures that the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006(3) (“TUPE regulations”) apply to the transfer of DE&S staff from their employment in the civil service to employment by a contractor.

38.Subsection (2) ensures that the TUPE regulations apply to relevant employees where the contractor is a two company entity i.e. where the Secretary of State makes arrangements with a management company for the provision of defence procurement services, whilst a separate operating company is responsible for delivery of those services.


SI 2006/246.

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