5. Non-recurring other income (expenses) and general expenses

Net expenses of €9.4 million refer to the investment in PartnerRe, costs for the reduction in staff, tax consulting and the writedown of receivables from the tax authorities for withholding taxes paid abroad.

Non-recoverable receivables in 2014 represented the writedown of interest income earned on the Deferred Price relating to the sale of Alpitour under the June 30, 2014 agreement with Alpitour.

€ million 2015 2014 Change
Expenses connected with the reduction in staff  (1.6)  (3.2) 1.6
Non-recoverable receivable  (2.1)  (2.1) 0.0
Consulting and services rendered in connection with investments  (5.1)  (0.1)  (5.0)
Defense fees in legal proceedings 0.0  (0.4) 0.4
Other miscellaneous income (expenses)  (0.6)  (0.4)  (0.2)
Total  (9.4)  (6.2)  (3.2)
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