Abstracts: April 12th, 2006

This PPP guide from 4ps’ has been developed in conjunction with Pinsent Masons solicitors, and is designed to help local authorities comply with their legal obligations. It also provides advice on sensitively managing the timely transfer of staff to other public, private or voluntary sector providers as part of a PPP or PFI contract.The guide brings together many diverse pieces of legislation, codes of practice and regulations which impact on this area. It also consolidates information on workforce related initiatives relating to the Government’s ‘fairness at work’ policies. It contains both guidance and draft contractual clauses and covers key issues including TUPE and the Code of Practice on Workforce Matters as well as pensions and issues arising on transfer of undertakings.

The guide is available at: http://www.4ps.gov.uk/Documents/PFIDOC/worforce%20matters.pdf