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Bloomsburry Family law

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Alderson v Secretary of State for Trade and Industry [2003] EWCA Civ 1767

Transfer of undertakings - European Law - Claimant employed as refuse collector by council - Council transferred refuse collection service to commercial company - Terms and conditions offered were less favourable than employees had enjoyed when working for council - Refuse collection services were ‘in the nature of a commercial venture’ for purposes of Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 1981 as originally enacted