3. Operating Profit

For the period


52 weeks to
30 March 2012
£m
52 weeks to
1 April 2011
£m
Operating profit is arrived at after charging/(crediting) the following expenses/(incomes) as categorised by nature:

Operating lease rentals:

— plant and machinery 1.9 2.2
— property rents 90.1 87.4
— rentals receivable under operating leases (6.4) (7.2)
Landlord surrender payments (2.0) (0.6)
Loss on disposal of property, plant and equipment 1.2 0.1
Amortisation of intangible assets 4.9 4.6
Depreciation of:

— owned property, plant and equipment 20.6 19.9
— assets held under finance leases 0.5 0.5
Trade receivables impairment 0.1 0.1
Staff costs (see note 4) 155.8 144.2
Cost of inventories consumed in cost of sales 384.7 375.6

The total fees payable by the Group to KPMG Audit Plc and their associates during the period was £0.3m (2011: £0.4m), in respect of the services detailed below:

For the period


52 weeks to
30 March 2012
£000
52 weeks to
1 April 2011
£000
Fees payable for the audit of the Company's accounts 30 30
Fees payable to KPMG Audit Plc and their associates for other services:

The audit of the Company's subsidiary undertakings, pursuant to legislation 194 184
Other services supplied pursuant to such legislation 15 15
Other services relating to taxation 136
Internal audit services 76 57
All other services 12

327 422

Included within "fees payable to the Company's Auditors for the audit of the Company's subsidiary undertakings, pursuant to legislation" are amounts payable to KPMG Audit Plc and its associates incurred in respect of the audit work undertaken on financial controls. This work may include an element, which goes beyond that strictly required by relevant Auditing Standards. The amount is estimated not to exceed £0.1m (2011: £0.1m).

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