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Latest: Jobless rate falls to 3.9% in November-January Unemployment down by 35,000, employment up 222,000 Pay up by 3.4%, pushing real wages higher Inactivity down, but more people off work sick Firms may be hiring rather than investing LIVE Updated

A Job Centre in Cambridge, Britain. Photograph: Geoff Robinson Photography/REX