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Acquisition of a French business (TUPE regulations)


Project management


  • Petcare market
  • Headcount > 50 < 300


  • First acquisition of a French subsidiary by a British petcare company
  • Business transfer (Tupe)


  • To secure HR and social aspects of the acquisition
  • To manage the transfer of HR activities
  • To ensure business continuity
  • To advise the buyer on HR, social and legal aspects of the transfer
  • To maintain transferred employees with the same level of compensation
  • To manage change


18 months. 60% part-time


  • Planning, monitoring and implementation of transfer on all HR and social aspects
  • Management of workplace relations and guidance of the CEO during negotiations
  • Development and implementation of substitute collective agreements on welfare programs, pension, classification, working –time and work-life balance

Results :

  • Successful transfer of HR processes and activities while maintaining business continuity
  • Successful negotiations and conclusion of a substitute agreement and harmonized collective agreements
  • Turn-over under control