7 General and administrative expenses

(XLS:)

in CHF thousands

First half
2013

First half
2012

+/– %

Occupancy

–5'849

–5'298

10.4

Expenses for IT, machinery and other equipment

–10'020

–11'156

–10.2

Information and communication expenses

–7'148

–7'595

–5.9

Marketing and public relations

–4'998

–6'655

–24.9

Consulting and audit fees

–3'619

–5'996

–39.6

Allowance of non-current assets held for sale

0

–1'000

 

Impairment of goodwill

–70'099

0

 

Capital tax and other tax

–545

–45

 

Provisions for legal and litigation risks

–30'500

–383

 

Material costs

–957

–1'063

–10.0

Other general and administrative expenses

–3'821

–5'427

–29.6

Total general and administrative expenses

–137'556

–44'618

208.3

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