8 Employee benefit expenses and number of personnel

EUR 1,000 1 Jan–31 Dec 2014 1 Jan–31 Dec 2013
Personnel expenses

Wages and salaries 281,643 302,369

Share-based payments 343 950

Pension expenses, defined contribution plans 36,082 35,234

Pension expenses, defined benefit plans 5 1,383

Other personnel-related expenses 18,890 21,802

336,964 361,738




The wages and salaries of the group companies' managing directors and Board of Directors, continuing operations 4,649 3,435


Defined benefit pension expenses are explained in more detail in the note 29 and share-based payments in the note 30 and related party transactions in the note 39.


1 Jan–31 Dec 2014 1 Jan–31 Dec 2013
Personnel at the end of period, continuing operations


White collar 2,070 2,439

Blue collar 2,678 3,087

4,748 5,526
Personnel by business segment at the end of period, continuing operations


Infrastructure construction 2,925 3,266

Building construction, Finland 1,038 1,224

Russian operations 635 755

Parent company 150 281

4,748 5,526
 
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