This Sunday marks International Women’s Day. While for most it represents an opportunity to reflect on and celebrate the huge advances in gender equality society has made since the day was first observed in 1909, for those in property and finance it shines a much-needed spotlight into how these industries are continuing to lag behind other areas of the economy in driving positive change for women in the workplace.
The big four (B4) companies have been mired in a number of scandals that have tarnished their previously unscathed reputations. As a result, regulatory and political bodies want to place the big four on the chopping board. The proposed breakup will have advantages and disadvantages.