THE ALEXANDER BEARD GROUP PLC
NOTES TO THE FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
FOR THE YEAR ENDED 30 NOVEMBER 2012
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4.
OPERATING PROFIT
The operating profit is stated after charging:
2012
2011
£
£
Amortisation - intangible fixed assets
46,096
71,011
Depreciation of tangible fixed assets:
- owned by the group
24,332
21,327
Operating lease rentals:
- plant and machinery
2,145
4,519
- other operating leases
53,878
39,452
Difference on foreign exchange
2,157
2,257
5.
AUDITORS' REMUNERATION
2012
2011
£
£
Fees payable to the company's auditor and its associates for the
audit of the company's annual accounts
15,000
16,000
All other non-audit services not included above
3,000
894
6.
STAFF COSTS
Staff costs, including directors' remuneration, were as follows:
2012
2011
£
£
Wages and salaries
478,215
468,977
Social security costs
49,341
52,788
Other pension costs
8,247
11,476
535,803
533,241
The average monthly number of employees, including the directors, during the year was as follows:
2012
2011
No.
No.
Administrative staff
23
23
Management staff
4
4
27
27
1...,9,10,11,12,13,14,15,16,17,18 20,21,22,23,24,25,26,27,28,29,...35