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Annual Report & Accounts 2016 - Notes
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82 Financial statements continued GVC Holdings PLC Annual Report 2016 NOTES TO THE CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS CONTINUED for the year ended 31 December 2016 3. OPERATING COSTS Notes 2016 €m 2015 €m Wages and salaries, including Directors 105.9 40.5 Staff costs capitalised in respect of intangible asset additions (10.7) - Outsourced consultants 21.8 3.3 Compulsory social security contributions 12.1 2.3 Pension contributions 0.9 0.7 Health and other benefits 4.4 0.9 Recruitment and training 2.3 0.8 PERSONNEL EXPENDITURE (EXCLUDING SHARE-BASED PAYMENT CHARGES) 136.7 48.5 Professional fees 18.4 4.7 Technology costs 70.1 23.7 Office, travel and other costs 22.1 3.4 Foreign exchange differences on operating activity (3.3) 1.0 ADMINISTRATIVE COSTS 244.0 81.3 Equity-settled share-based payments charges 24 24.0 0.5 Cash-settled share-based payments charges (credits) 24 7.1 (0.1) Exceptional items 3.2 117.8 24.5 Impairment of available for sale asset 10 4.2 1.2 Movement in the fair value of derivative financial instruments (15.0) (4.8) Depreciation 9 20.0 0.8 Amortisation 8 116.5 4.2 TOTAL OPERATING COSTS 518.6 107.6 3.1 Employees The average monthly number of persons (including Directors) employed by the Group during the year was: 2016 2015 AVERAGE NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES With employment contracts or service contracts 2,211 527 Contractors 471 49 2,682 576