Cleaners ‘Worth More to Society’ Than Bankers

Research carried out by the New Economics Foundation in the UK suggests that hospital cleaners generate £10 of worth to society for every £1 that they’re paid. They had similar findings for childcare workers and recycling workers. However, bankers and advertising executives were towards the bottom of the list as they cause a drain on society.

  • Hospital cleaners

“Play a vital role in the workings of healthcare facilities. They not only clean hospitals and maintain hygiene standards but also contribute to wider health outcomes. For every pound paid, over £10 in social value is created.”

  • Advertising executives

The industry “encourages high spending and indebtedness. It can create insatiable aspirations, fuelling feelings of dissatisfaction, inadequacy and stress. For a salary of between £50,000 and £12m top advertising executives destroy £11 of value for every pound in value they generate”.

I completely agree, especially about the advertising executives. This seems to sum up the profession rather well:

Cleaners ‘Worth More to Society’ Than Bankers [BBCNews]


One response to “Cleaners ‘Worth More to Society’ Than Bankers

  1. Futshane Chumani

    I need your job to cleaning hospital in Cape Town

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