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Our childcare business operates from a school building and we have a licence agreement which can be terminated on 6months notice. The school have given notice to terminate our lease. They intend to run the same provision themselves but have not offered to buy the business as they argue that they are not taking over our business, they are just not renewing our lease. In reality there is nowhere else for us to move to so the business will cease to exist and they will pick up all of our customers. After initially telling staff that TUPE applied, they have now stated that it doesn't as the Licence agreement creates a landlord/tenant relationship and does not constitute a service provision. Are they correct?