REVIEW: Carlton and Granada draw up contingency plans

Carlton and Granada have drawn up contingency plans to bring together the non-advertising parts of their business, should they be forced to abandon their planned merger. The Carlton chairman, Michael Green, and Granada's chief executive, Charles Allen, have admitted in private it may be easier to pool some services, such as research departments, press and publicity and legal affairs, rather than pushing ahead with a full merger. - The Business.

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