A top City financier has blasted highly paid young bankers for moaning about having to work long hours.
Former London Stock Exchange boss Xavier Rolet said ‘entitled’ junior bankers had no right to complain when ‘millions of poor working mothers’ work harder for far less money.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
New recruits to top investment banks often start on salaries of £70,000 or more, but put in more than 80 hours a week working on financial deals.
This year, young Goldman Sachs bankers described working conditions as ‘inhumane’, warning they were suffering sleep deprivation.
But Mr Rolet, a 61-year-old Frenchman who grew up on a Parisian sink estate, told The Mail on Sunday: ‘It’s a free world – if you don’t love what you’re doing or think the hours don’t suit your lifestyle, by any means do something else.’
He advised bosses: ‘Try hiring poor hungry kids who managed to put themselves through college instead of ‘entitled’