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Home Annual Statements Financial Statements 2013 Notes to the consolidated financial statements Notes to the consolidated income statement Cost of contracted work and other external costs

4. Cost of contracted work and other external costs

(in thousands of euros)

2013

2012

Cleaning

30,615

30,344

Security

191,339

186,684

Maintenance

97,436

89,566

Other subcontracted activities

92,049

93,041

Energy and water

24,586

24,525

Cost of retail sales

41,211

43,742

Contract staff

21,489

22,631

Commercial expenses

26,215

28,136

Insurance

19,822

19,004

Consultancy and audit fees

12,084

13,816

Costs related to investments

6,076

9,360

Other expenses (such as general expenses, rents and leasing)

40,660

45,002

603,582

605,851

At 31 December 2013, there were commitments (not included in the balance sheet) for long-term contracts for security, maintenance, cleaning, etc. totalling 506.8 million euros (31 December 2012: 422.1 million euros). The total amount also includes commitments for contracted work with respect to central security of 74.9 million euros. The commitments relating to security contracts have a total value of 258.2 million euros, maintenance (42.1 million euros), cleaning (32.5 million euros) and gas and electricity purchases (16.5 million euros). The total liabilities for 2014 amount to 149.7 million euros. There are also maintenance contracts that do not involve a purchase obligation.

The following future lease instalments (not recognised in the balance sheet) are payable under operating leases with Schiphol Group as lessee:

(in thousands of euros)

Total

<= 1 year

> 1 year

> 1 year
but < 5 years

> 5 years

Rental and lease contract commitments

36,071

7,415

28,656

17,635

11,021

Auditor's fee

(in thousands of euros)

2013

2012

Audit of the financial statements

755

763

Other audit services

425

478

Tax advisory

243

173

Other non-audit services

25

75

1,448

1,489

The auditor’s fees were for activities carried out at Schiphol Group and the consolidated group companies by the audit firm as meant by Section 1(1) of the Audit Firms Supervision Act and represent the fees charged by the entire network of which this audit firm is part. The fees of PricewaterhouseCoopers Accountants N.V. were 1.2 million euros (2012: 1.3 million euros) while the activities performed by other members of the PricewaterhouseCoopers Accountants N.V. network amounted to 0.2 million euros (2012: 0.3 million euros).