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Job market 'better than expected'

In the midst of a bad time for the economy, the labour market has been performing above expectations.

Chief economics correspondent Hugh Pym shares the, relative, good news.

Nicola Smith, head of economics and social affairs at the TUC, and John Philpott, chief economics adviser at the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, debate how bright the future of the job market really is.

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