NOTES TO THE FINANCIAL STATEMENTS - NOTE 17


 

        Group     Company  
    Note   2014
Rm
    2013
Rm
    2014
Rm
    2013
Rm
 
17. Trade and other receivables                          
  Financial instruments     16 581     14 956     16 898     14 732  
  Trade receivables     20 662     17 104     20 269     16 692  
  Other receivables     1 644     2 130     2 339     2 285  
  Allowance for impairment of trade and other receivables 4.1.2(g)   (5 725)     (4 278)     (5 710)     (4 245)  
  Non-financial instruments                          
  VAT receivable     24     428         390  
        16 605     15 384     16 898     15 122  
  Maturity analysis     16 605     15 384     16 898     15 122  
  Non-current     27     459     16     8  
  Current     16 578     14 925     16 882     15 114  
  Collateral obtained

Eskom has called upon security deposits and guarantees from customers who have defaulted on their accounts. The carrying amount of the security deposits and guarantees which were called upon is R52 million (2013: R38 million) for the group and R49 million (2013: R36 million) for the company.