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Insolvency within the EFL – the Soccer Collectors Rule and legal guidelines defending gamers & workers


Revealed 12 June 2020
By: Jeremy Lewis

In relation to the English Soccer League (EFL), there have been dire warnings that within the absence of a considerably elevated contribution from the Premier League, as much as 60 golf equipment may exit of enterprise.[1]

But when a membership does enter administration, or nonetheless worse liquidation, what claims can be found to the gamers and different workers?  This text by Jeremy Lewis of Littleton Chambers examines:

  • The Soccer Creditor Rule (FCR)
  • Worker claims not lined by the FCR
  • Funds assured by the State
  • Adoption of employment contracts
  • Crown choice
  • Switch of Undertakings (Safety of Employment) Rules (TUPE)


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Jeremy Lewis

Jeremy Lewis

Jeremy is an employment, business and sports activities regulation barrister practising at Littleton Chambers. He additionally sits as a component time employment decide and is creator of main works on switch of undertakings and whistleblowing.

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