Covers the general framework set out in the legislation, consultation for individual redundancies, collective redundancies and transfer of undertakings (TUPE), health and safety, transnational information and consultation, and the consolidation of three EU Directives.


There are five pieces of legislation governing an employer’s obligation to inform and consult with their employees on a collective basis. 

  • The Employees (Provision of Information and Consultation) Act as amended
  • The Protection of Employment Act 1977-2014
  • The Protection of Employees (Transfer of Undertakings) Regulations 2003 as amended
  • The Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Acts 2005-2014
  • The Transnational (Provision of Information and Consultation of Employees) Act as amended

General framework

Individual redundancies

Collective redundancies

Transfer of Undertakings (TUPE)

Health and safety

Transnational information and consultation

Consolidation of three EU Directives

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