More Perks ANNIHILATED As Banks Go On A Cost Cutting Rampage

No one wants to see money thrown away on a birthday cake while their friends are getting laid off.

But there’s nothing fun about having your corporate expense card ripped from your fingers.

And as mass layoffs continue to hit Wall Street, the cost cutting rampage continues.

Say goodbye to all these fun perks.

Late night snacks: LIMITED. Barclays late night meal reimbursements will be available one hour later.

Cup sizes: SMALLER. Goldman recently downsized the drinking cups to 10 ounces from 12 ounces.

Cafeteria: CASHLESS. Goldman went mostly cashless so they don't need to pay for armoured truck companies to transport the money.

Flights: COACH. Deutsche Bank employees will have to take coach if their flight is less than 6 hours.

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Cabbing it home from the office at 9 PM: EXPENSIVE. Barclays says late night car service will be available one hour later, at 10 PM.

Mood-boosting shrubbery: GONE. Goldman Sachs's London office is getting rid of its decorative plants. Morgan Stanley did too.

Newspaper subscriptions: CANCELLED. Banks are also can cancelling newspaper subscriptions

Office snacks: GONE. Several European banks are cutting back on biscuits (cookies).

Holiday parties: CANCELLED. Cost cutting will even affect Christmas parties at some firms.

Calls, texts, and data plans: LIMITED. Morgan Stanley said in June that phone usage would be watched more closely.

Business trips: CUT. Travel will be significantly reduced. Euro banks say travel won't be allowed one week every month.

Laundry: DIRTY. Some banks will even restrict laundry bills on business trips.

Powerpoint presentations: HIDEOUS. Banks will also limit colour photocopying.

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