It is said that Sajid Javid, who for the most part worked in the finance industry, benefited from Margaret Thatcher's Big Bang reforms. Skills gained from such experience will undoubtedly help him succeed in his new role.
Former culture secretary of state for culture, media and sport and minister for equalities Sajid Javid has been given a promotion in David Cameron’s new majority government cabinet and will serve as business secretary.
The July 2014 government reshuffle, which was fêted for increasing the number of women in the Cabinet, has taken the percentage of women in the top decision-making body in politics to 23 per cent.
With the recent cabinet reshuffle leaving few women in key government roles, the gender gap seems to have widened again. Does the answer to real equality lie with female entrepreneurs?