The new normal is: producers chase after tax breaks and set up shop with the best government handout they can get. (Free enterprise!).
Therefore, we have this ...
A new tax scheme is to be introduced in a bid to keep UK TV and animation talent from moving abroad where production is cheaper.
Chancellor George Osborne announced the film-style tax break as part of his budget for 2012.
It is understood that the tax break will aim to encourage development in the animation and video game sectors. While the chancellor's financial incentive will also apply to high-cost dramas, such as Titanic and Downton Abbey.
It's good to know that he dole is alive and well.
For corporations, if not for people. But since corporations ARE people, I suppose it amounts to the same thing.