8 General and administrative expenses

(XLS:)

in CHF thousands

2011

2010

+/– %

Occupancy

–10'962

–10'487

4.5

Expenses for IT, machinery and other equipment

–23'998

–19'602

22.4

Information and communication expenses

–14'872

–14'557

2.2

Marketing and public relations

–16'722

–15'240

9.7

Consulting and audit fees

–10'154

–10'577

–4.0

Capital tax and other tax

–288

–3'808

–92.4

Other

–11'075

–10'360

6.9

Total general and administrative expenses

–88'071

–84'631

4.1

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