Why George Osborne may be pleased...
Jim Armitage landed a cracking scoop this morning for the Evening Standard, now edited by the former Chancellor of the Exchequer, about how two London-listed TV production companies are in merger talks.
The hard-working business editor published the tale about an hour ago about how Zinc Media - the TV production company set up under its old name of Ten Alps by Bob Geldof - is mulling an all-share tie-up with Brave Bison, the YouTube movie-maker run by Kelvin MacKenzie’s son. Here is a link to the business editor's piece:
And just a few minutes ago Brave Bison said this:
Time for a pay rise Mr Osborne?..