Annual and transition report of foreign private issuers pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Staff costs and average number of employees

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Staff costs and average number of employees
12 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2022
Staff costs and average number of employees  
Staff costs and average number of employees

19.    Staff costs

    

2022

    

2021

    

2020

$'000

$'000

$'000

The aggregate remuneration comprised:

 

  

 

  

Wages and salaries

 

12,920

9,532

 

2,620

Social security costs

 

1,405

1,238

 

336

Pension costs

 

707

166

 

134

Share based compensation

 

22,915

165

 

122

 

37,947

11,101

 

3,212

A total of $4.920 million (2021: $3.478 million; 2020: $1.534 million) relating to staff costs was capitalised in relation to development costs within intangibles within the year.

Total remuneration for key management personnel for 2022 was $3.795 million (2021 - $3.331 million; 2020 - $1.259 million). Total pension contributions of key management personnel totalled $0.089 million (2021 -  $0.086 million; 2020 - $0.119 million) and is included within the total remuneration for key management personnel.  Nil (2021: 15,000; 2020: 32,500) share options were granted to key management personnel in the year. A total of 554,605 RSUs were granted to key management personnel for 2022.

During the year remuneration payable to directors was as follows:

    

2022

    

2021

    

2020

$'000

$'000

$'000

Directors’ remuneration

 

1,856

1,972

 

1,013

The highest paid Directors remuneration totalled $789,002 (2021: $699,325; 2020: $377,168).