This comprehensive guide, courtesy of Travers Smith and The Practical Law Company, uses a question-and-answer format to provide a high-level overview of the legal and regulatory requirements for different types of outsourcing within the UK, including commonly used legal structures; procurement processes; and formalities required for transferring or leasing assets.
The guide also contains a guide to transferring employees; structuring employee arrangements (including any notice, information and consultation obligations); and calculating redundancy pay. Lastly, the guide covers data protection issues; customer remedies and protections; and the tax issues arising from outsourcing.
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This article first appeared in Outsourcing: Multi-Jurisdictional Guide 2012/13, published by Practical Law Company. For more information about this publication, please visit: http://www.practicallaw.com/outsourcing-mjg