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Economy: Tesco to create 20,000 jobs

5 March 2012 Last updated at 14:07 GMT

The supermarket giant Tesco has pledged to create 20,000 permanent jobs in the UK over the next two years.

Prime Minister David Cameron has said it is a massive confidence boost for the UK economy.

The announcement comes as the British Chambers of Commerce predicts that the UK will avoid a double-dip recession.

The BBC's Hugh Pym reports.