7 General and administrative expenses

in CHF thousands

2013

2012

+/– %

*

See note 19 for details.

Occupancy

–10'530

–10'435

0.9

Expenses for IT, machinery and other equipment

–22'293

–22'692

–1.8

Information and communication expenses

–13'786

–14'849

–7.2

Marketing and public relations

–10'402

–13'940

–25.4

Consulting and audit fees

–9'683

–11'948

–19.0

Allowance of non-current assets held for sale

0

–1'000

–100.0

Impairment of goodwill*

–81'742

0

 

Capital tax and other tax

–916

–294

211.6

Provisions for legal and litigation risks

–35'381

–16'270

117.5

Material costs

–1'572

–1'819

–13.6

Other general and administrative expenses

–7'838

–9'492

–17.4

Total general and administrative expenses

–194'142

–102'739

89.0

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