DIARY: Left-handers Club PR highlights bias in jobs

Diary was intrigued to hear this week of a PR campaign being undertaken by the International Left-handers Club.

The Surrey-based ILC, with 11 full-time staff (all but one left-handed) is promoting its annual survey into the effect being left-handed has on issues such as career choice.

'There's always been a stigma with being left-handed,' says the ILC's Lauren Milsom, who raids the banking world for two examples of 'right-bias': 'Cheque-book stubs and pens on banking hall counters are always on the right.'

According to the survey, architecture and journalism are two of the careers that seem to attract a high proportion of left-handers.

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