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08 Employees and remuneration

The average monthly numbers employed by the Group during the year were as follows:

Number of employees
2011 2010
KC & Eclipse 654 580
Kcom & Smart421 901 1,245
PLC 246 269
Total 1,801 2,094

The costs incurred in respect of these employees were:

2011
£'000
2010
£'000
Wages and salaries 75,384 86,808
Social security costs 6,961 8,292
Other pension costs 3,534 4,770
Share scheme costs 2,586 1,647
Restructuring costs relating to employees 1,249 4,980
Total 89,714 106,497
Less own work capitalised (2,285) (3,299)
Charged to income statement 87,429 103,198

All the Group's employees are employed by the Company with the exception of 286 (2010: 328) employees employed by KC Contact Centres Limited, Smart421 Technology Group Limited and JAM I P Ltd.

Disclosures required by the Companies Act 2006 on Directors' remuneration, including salaries, performance related bonuses, pension contributions and pension entitlements, including disclosure in respect of the highest paid Director, are to be found within the Remuneration report, and form part of these financial statements.