Note 2 – Payroll and personnel expenses

Salaries and fees317323
Employer’s national insurance contributions4951
Pension expenses5160
Other social expenses56
Benefits in kind87

Remuneration of executive personnel in 2020

NOK thousandsAdm. dir.Styret
Salaries and fees2 8481 589
Other remuneration6
Pension expenses395

The company’s senior management team consists of six departmental directors plus the CEO. The current annual salaries of the senior management team range from NOK 1.2 million to NOK 1.8 million, with an average of NOK 1.5 million.
The Board determines the salary and other conditions of the CEO, while the Ministry of Culture set the fees for the Board.

No special pension agreements have been entered into with the CEO beyond the general terms and conditions that apply to all other employees.
In the event of involuntary dismissal, a severance payment of up to 6 months’ salary will apply unless otherwise is specifically agreed.

There are no agreements concerning special remuneration in the event of resignation or similar for other employees of Norsk Tipping AS.

The company has entered into retirement pension agreements with a total of five current and four former holders of executive positions with salaries above 12G. These guarantee 66 per cent of salary from the age of 67 and other supplementary benefits. This arrangement has now been discontinued and no similar agreements will be entered into with new employees. Also see unfunded pension plans in note 16.
The company’s funded pension plans satisfy the requirements of the Mandatory Occupational Pensions Act.

Current fee rates paid to Board:

Board Chair kr 260 400
Deputy Chairkr 167 200
Board memberkr 142 500
Permanent first deputy memberkr 93 100
Audit Committee Chairkr 58 300
Audit Committee memberkr 40 400
Remuneration Committee Chairkr 15 600
Remuneration Committee memberkr 7 300

Deputy representatives receiveNOK 7,900 for each meeting they attend.

The company has no bonus schemes for either managers or other employees.

The company had total of 435 full-time equivalents in 2020, compared with 430 in 2019.

The company offers mortgages to employees on the same terms and conditions as the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund (SPK). Employees can also apply for short-term loans of up to four times their monthly salary. See notes 8 and 11. No loans or guarantees have been provided to the CEO, Board Chair, or other close associates.

Auditor, amounts in NOK thousands20202019
Standard auditing services481379
Other attestation services177
Tax advice00
Other services6758
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