Notes52 weeks
ended
30 November
2014
£m
52 weeks
ended
1 December
2013
£m
Operating profit is stated after charging/(crediting) the following:
Cost of inventories recognised as an expense621.1530.4
Employment costs168.9137.3
Amortisation expense3.112.49.5
Depreciation of property, plant and equipment3.240.033.1
Impairment of property, plant and equipment, included in:3.21.10.3
— Distribution costs1.00.3
— Administrative expenses0.10.2
— Exceptional items(0.2)
Impairment of intangible assets, included in:
— Administrative expenses3.11.50.8
Loss on disposal of property, plant and equipment3.2-0.1
Impairment of receivables3.80.5
Operating lease rentals
— Land and buildings9.45.2
— Other leases0.50.4
Net foreign exchange movements(0.2)0.1

During the period, the Group obtained the following services from its auditors:

 52 weeks
ended
30 November
2014
£'000
52 weeks
ended
1 December
2013
£'000
Fees payable to the Company auditor for the audit of the Parent Company and consolidation
— Statutory Group and Company audit6048
Fees payable to the Company auditor for other services
— Statutory audit of subsidiaries184135
— Advisory support3540
— Audit-related services2827
307250