RNS Number:0760L
Helphire Group PLC
26 October 2006

                        BLOCK LISTING SIX MONTHLY RETURN

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To: The FSA
UK Listing Authority
Financial Services Authority
25, The North Colonnade
Canary Wharf
London, E14 5HS

Date: 26 October 2006

Name of applicant:                   Helphire Group plc

Name of scheme:                      Helphire Group Executive Share Option Scheme
                                     ("Sch1") and the Helphire Group Unapproved
                                     Executive Share Option Scheme ("Sch2") and the
                                     2002 Executive Share Option Scheme (parts one
                                     ("Sch3") and two ("Sch4")) Helphire Group
                                     Share Save Scheme ("Sch5")
Period of return:         From:      1 April 2006      To:     30 September 2006

Balance under scheme from previous   Sch1 337,400
                                     Sch2 950,000
                                     Sch3 264,899
                                     Sch4 1,562,609
                                     Sch5 23,346

                                     In all cases, Ordinary 0.05 shares

The amount by which the block scheme Nil all schemes
has been increased, if the scheme
has been increased since the date of
the last return:
Number of securities issued/allotted Sch1 16,000
under scheme during period:
                                     Sch2 109,000
                                     Sch3 55,766
                                     Sch4 21,218
                                     Sch5 4,293
Balance under scheme not yet issued/ Sch1 321,400
allotted at end of period
                                     Sch2 841,000
                                     Sch3 209,133
                                     Sch4 1,541,391
                                     Sch5 19,053
Number and class of securities       900,000 Ordinary 0.05 shares admitted 9th
originally listed and the date of    October 2003 and 800,000 shares admitted 5th
admission                            August 2004; 2,881,000 shares admitted
                                     November 2005
Total number
of securities
in issue at
the end of the
period                               136,217,778

Name of contact:                     Nicholas Tilley
Address of contact:                  Helphire Group plc
                                     Lower Bristol Road
                                     BA2 3DP
Telephone number of contact:         08450 784218

SIGNED BY......NICK TILLEY..........................

Date............ ...26 OCTOBER 2006..................

POSITION: Company Secretary

NAME OF APPLICANT Helphire Group plc

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