Annual Report and Accounts 2021 to 2022
The Gambling Commission's 2021 to 2022 Annual Report and Accounts.
4b) Other expenditure
|External legal fees||2,188||1,891|
|Travelling and subsistence||50||2|
|Other staff costs||141||102|
|Recruitment, training and development||347||273|
|External audit fee3||63||61|
|Internal audit costs||152||198|
|Total other expenditure||24,424||15,030|
Annual lease expenditure under exemption thresholds within IFRS16
Included within other expenditure are payments made by the Commission during the year under operating leases under IAS17.
The following table shows annual lease expenditure under the exemption thresholds within IFRS16.
|Land and buildings||-||-|
This analysis comprises the figures from the Statement of Comprehensive Net Expenditure and Statement of Changes in Taxpayers Equity.
1Professional fees totalling £13.88 million (2020/21 £7.28 million), £11.84 million relates to increased costs for the National Lottery Competition. Of which £2.71 million relates to Transition Costs, £2.18 million relates to Policy and Licence Design and £6.21 million for Other Professional Fees.
2Consultancy costs totalling £3.08 million (2020/21 £2.00 million), £3.02 million relates to increased costs for the National Lottery Competition.
3The external audit fee represents the cost of the audit of the accounts carried out by NAO. No non audit work was undertaken by the NAO during the year. The external audit fee for 2021/22 is £63,000 (2020/21 £61,000).
4Research costs includes costs associated with prevalence studies into gambling. This totalled £668,468 in 2021/22 (2020/21 £370,106). This also includes National Lottery research costs totalling £101,784 in 2021/22 (2020/21 £2,525).
5Finance costs relate to Interest on lease liabilities.
6Finance expense of £2,000 (2020/21 £3,000) relating to tax on interest receivable.
Last updated: 31 August 2022
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