RNS Number:9598S
Helphire Group PLC
15 March 2007

NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES


1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing           Helphire Group PLC
   shares to which voting rights are attached:

2. Reason for the notification
   An acquisition or disposal of voting rights

3. Full name of person(s) subject to the notification             Jupiter Asset Management Limited
   obligation:

4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.)                            N/A

5. Date of the transaction (and date on which the threshold is              13 March 2007
   crossed or reached if different)

6. Date on which issuer notified:                                           14 March 2007

7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:                                  10%

8. Notified details:

A: Voting rights attached to shares
Class type   Situation previous to    Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
of shares    the Triggering
             transaction
 if possible Number of   Number of    Number of    Number of voting rights     % of voting rights
using the    Shares      Voting       shares
ISIN CODE                Rights       Direct       Direct          Indirect    Direct     Indirect

Not          13,645,862  13,645,862   13,972,739   13,972,739      Not         10.15      Not
specified                                                          specified              specified

B: Financial Instruments
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of financial  Expiration     Exercise/ Conversion      Number of voting rights     % of voting
instrument         date           Period/ Date              that may be acquired if the rights
                                                            instrument is exercised/
                                                            converted.
       N/A         Not specified        Not specified       Not specified               Not specified

Total (A B)
Number of voting rights                          % of voting rights
13,972,739                                       10.15

9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the financial instruments are
   effectively held, if applicable :
   The shares will apear on the register in the following name:

Nortrust Nominees Limited - 13,329,884

BNY (OCS) Nominees Limited - 642,855

Of the 13,972,739 shares held by Jupiter 11,533,210 (8.38%) shares are held on behalf of the Jupiter Income
Fund.

Proxy Voting:

10. Name of the proxy holder:                                    Not specified

11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease to hold:     Not specified

12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold voting rights: Not specified

13. Additional information:               None

14. Contact name:                         Nick Tilley, Company Secretary

15. Contact telephone number:             01225 321217





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