RNS Number:4071U
Helphire Group PLC
04 April 2007

                  NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES

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

2. Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes):

An acquisition or disposal of voting rights

3. Full name of person(s) subject to the notification obligation:                Legal & General Group Plc (L&G)

4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.):                          Legal & General Assurance (Pensions
                                                                                     Management) Limited (PMC)

                                                                            Legal & General Assurance Society Limited
                                                                                           (LGAS & LGPL)

5. Date of the transaction and date on which the threshold is crossed or                   02 April 2007
reached:

6. Date on which issuer notified:                                                          03 April 2007

7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:                                         From 9% - 10% (L&G)

8. Notified details:

A: Voting rights attached to shares
Class/type of    Situation previous to the   Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
shares           Triggering transaction

 if possible     Number of     Number of     Number of    Number of voting rights         % of voting rights
using the ISIN   Shares        Voting Rights shares
CODE
                                             Direct       Direct         Indirect         Direct         Indirect

Ord 5p           12,866,127    12,866,127    13,878,227   13,878,227     Not Specified    10.08          Not Specified

B: Financial Instruments
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Type of financial       Expiration date  Exercise/            Number of voting rights that may      % of voting
instrument                               Conversion           be acquired if the instrument is      rights
                                         Period/ Date         exercised/ converted.

Not Specified           Not Specified    Not Specified        Not Specified                         Not Specified


Total (A B)
Number of voting rights                                   % of voting rights
13,878,227                                                10.08

9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the
financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable:

Legal & General Group Plc (Direct and Indirect) (Group)  (17,428,984 -
12.66% = Total Position)

Legal & General Investment Management (Holdings) Limited (LGIMH) (Direct
and Indirect)  (17,428,984 - 12.66% = Total Position)

Legal & General Investment Management Limited (Indirect) (LGIM)
(17,428,984 - 12.66% = Total Position)

                  Legal & General Group Plc (Direct) (L&G) (13,878,227 - 10.08% = LGAS, LGPL & PMC)

Legal & General Investment Management (Holdings) Limited       Legal & General Insurance Holdings Limited (Direct)
(Direct) (LGIMHD) (4,740,329 - 3.44% = PMC)                    (LGIH) (9,137,898 - 6.63% = LGAS & LGPL)

Legal & General Assurance (Pensions Management) Limited  (PMC) Legal & General Assurance Society Limited  (LGAS &
(4,740,329 - 3.44% = PMC)                                      LGPL) (9,137,898 - 6.63% = LGAS & LGPL)

                                                               Legal & General Pensions Limited (Direct)  (LGPL)

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:                        Notification using the total voting rights figure of 137,656,684

14. Contact name:                                                     Nick Tilley, Company Secretary

15. Date                                                                       4 April 2007

16. Contact telephone number:                                                  01225 321218




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