14 Other Operating Expenses

in € million

 

2016

 

2017

 

 

 

 

 

Consultants’ and auditors’ fees

 

73.0

 

58.5

Vehicle and traveling costs

 

33.7

 

41.1

Impairment losses

 

25.5

 

28.1

Additions to provisions

 

10.1

 

22.4

Rents, leases and ground rents

 

20.1

 

22.0

Communication costs and work equipment

 

15.8

 

16.0

Administrative services

 

15.6

 

15.6

Advertising costs

 

1.2

 

8.1

Legal and notary costs

 

3.8

 

6.5

Dunning and debt collection fees

 

5.1

 

5.6

Sales incidentals

 

10.9

 

4.4

Insured losses

 

1.7

 

3.2

Miscellaneous other

 

33.0

 

41.8

 

 

249.5

 

273.3