PERKS ANNIHILATED As Banks Go On A Cost Cutting Rampage

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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 so as a precursor to the mass layoffs that are about to hit Wall Street, the cost cutting rampage has begun.

Say goodbye to all these fun perks.

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title=”Mood-boosting shrubbery: GONE. Goldman Sachs’s London office is getting rid of its decorative plants.”
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title=”Fancy wall art: STRIPPED DOWN. Credit Suisse took down inspirational decor of workers with motivational words such as “Proactive” and “Partner.””
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title=”Newspaper subscriptions: CANCELLED. Banks are also can cancelling newspaper subscriptions”
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title=”Office snacks: GONE. Several European banks are cutting back on biscuits (cookies).”
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title=”Holiday parties: CANCELLED. Cost cutting will even affect Christmas parties at some firms.”
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title=”Calls, texts, and data plans: LIMITED. Morgan Stanley said in June that phone usage would be watched more closely.”
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title=”Business trips: CUT. Travel will be significantly reduced. Euro banks say travel won’t be allowed one week every month.”
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title=”Airlines: BUDGET AND COACH. Junior bankers will have to fly economy class and even shift to budget airlines.”
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title=”Laundry: DIRTY. Some banks will even restrict laundry bills on business trips.”
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title=”Powerpoint presentations: HIDEOUS. Banks will also limit colour photocopying.”
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