2014: the year of ABSs?

January 2014
Lawyer (Online Edition);1/9/2014, p8
Trade Publication
The article offers information related to growing popularity of Alternative Business Structures (ABS) and presents a list of firms and organizations including Buckinghamshire County Council and fire service, who are joining the ABS.


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