24. Operating Lease Arrangements

The Group as lessee

2014
£'000
2013
£'000
Lease payments under operating leases recognised as an expense in the year187211

At the balance sheet date, the Group had outstanding commitments for future minimum lease payments under non-cancellable operating leases, which fall due as follows:

2014
£'000
2013
£'000
Within one year162165
In the second to fifth years inclusive252334
After five years110143
524642

Operating lease payments principally represent rentals payable by the Group for its office and warehouse properties and motor vehicles.