Directors' remuneration

2017
£m
2016
£m
Fees to non-executive directors0.70.6
Salaries1.21.2
Benefits0.30.3
Bonus0.60.4
Share-based payment charge1.51.0
4.33.5

Further information about the remuneration of individual directors and details of their pension arrangements are provided in the directors' remuneration report.

Remuneration of key management personnel

2017
£m
2016
£m
Salaries and short-term employee benefits5.54.9
Post-employment benefits0.10.1
Share-based payment charge2.61.8
8.26.8

Key management personnel comprises all directors and certain senior managers who are members of the executive team.

Employee benefits expense (including directors)

Group

2017
£m
2016
£m
Wages and salaries219.9212.7
Social security21.719.1
Severance7.0(0.2)
Post-employment benefits:
Defined benefit pension expense (see note 18)25.526.1
Defined contribution pension expense (see note 18)11.29.9
36.736.0
Charged to regulatory capital schemes(129.4)(120.7)
Amounts recharged to related parties at nil margin under transitional service agreements (see note A5)(4.0)
Employee benefits expense151.9146.9

Within employee benefits expense were £10.1 million (2016: £0.9 million) of restructuring costs.

The total expense included within employee benefits expense in respect of equity-settled share-based payments was £3.4 million (2016: £2.3 million). The company operates several share option schemes in the directors' remuneration report. Further disclosures have not been included as they are considered immaterial to the assessment of the share-based payments charge.

Average number of employees during the year (full-time equivalent including directors):

2017
number
2016
number
Average number of employees during the year5,3105,265

Company

The company has no employees.