Genuine indication of economic recovery
Those sceptical about the pace of the recovery should take a look at the latest demand among CAO applicants.
Areas which had virtually flat-lined since the crash, such as construction and law, are now showing significant increases in interest.
Over all, applications have reached record levels. They stand at 79,214 - up from 74,424 recorded after the initial, February deadline and up from 77,977 this time last year.