7 General and administrative expenses

(XLS:)

in CHF thousands

First half 2014

First half 2013

+/– %

Occupancy

–4'141

–5'849

–29.2

Expenses for IT, machinery and other equipment

–10'180

–10'020

1.6

Information and communication expenses

–6'495

–7'148

–9.1

Marketing and public relations

–4'168

–4'998

–16.6

Consulting and audit fees

–4'122

–3'619

13.9

Impairment of goodwill

0

–70'099

–100.0

Capital tax and other tax

–54

–545

–90.1

Provisions for legal and litigation risks

–856

–30'500

–97.2

Material costs

–592

–957

–38.1

Other general and administrative expenses

–3'057

–3'821

–20.0

Total general and administrative expenses

–33'665

–137'556

–75.5

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