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Hello, my name is***** am a qualified lawyer and I will be assisting you with your question today. When a business transfers to a new employer, be it via a purchase of a business or a sub-lease, as in your case, it is most likely that a law known as the TUPE Regulations would apply. Assuming the business remains more or less the same, you will automatically transfer to the new employer and they will have a duty to take on all existing employees as their own and on their existing terms and conditions. So in effect you continue being employed on the same premises and doing the same work but with a new employer. So yes it is indeed possible that you will automatically move to the new employer rather than be made redundant. You can choose not to transfer but that would be considered a resignation and you will not get any redundancy ay if you do so.
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How long have you worked for the existing employer?
If TUPE applies then the new employer will have to take you on and honour your existing terms and conditions. If they refuse to allow you to transfer to them and continue working there then there is the potential for unfair dismissal which you can take further if needed
No it is not, so when are they making you redundant?
until you are issued with notice of redundancy your employment continues as normal. In this case you re likely to transfer to the new employer and then back to the original one when they take the business back and when they want to make you redundant
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