The Caithness Business Index has posted the following article:

Arms Length External Organisation Saved Highland Council 9million

[IMG]//caithness-business.co.uk/image_cache/na8349_tn.jpg[/IMG] A report published today by the local authority spending watchdog looks at how councils are using the estimated 130 ALEOs (arms-length external organisations) in Scotland, which have an annual spend of more than 1.3 billion, and the impact they are making. ALEOs can take many forms - such as companies, community organisations or charities. [Read Full Article]