Alternative business structures
Applying for authorisation as an alternative business structure (ABS)
ABS authorisation guide
First published in August 2011, the guide has been updated on several occasions. It comprises four parts, which can be accessed by following the links below or selecting from the options on the left:
Related information and background
We are happy to talk informally to anyone interested in setting up or investing in an ABS. If you are looking to talk about ideas or proposals you may be exploring around ABSs, are preparing to apply, or are simply interested in a confidential, informal discussion about ABSs and how we license them, we would be interested in hearing from you:
Please use www.sra.org.uk/abs to link to this page.