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UK productivity figures reveal slight growth

Levels of productivity in the UK economy increased slightly in the last three months of 2013, new figures show.

Output per worker was 1.3% greater than in the same period of the previous year, and output per hour worked was 0.7% per cent higher.

But productivity still has not recovered to levels before the recession, prompting questions about the quality of the recovery.

Robert Peston examines whether the latest figures could be a turning point.

  • 01 Apr 2014
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