Whether there will be more new jobs this year may come down to whether more of us are able to spend more of the money we have.
We may not be spending our money on the high street, but as workers at Nissan will tell you, we still seem to have a love for new cars.
This week we're recuiting new members to our Business Club.
Ben Chapman has been to meet a man who discovered a passion for selling new cars thirty years ago.
Watch his full report below.
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