RNS Number:7739V
Helphire Group PLC
30 April 2007



                           NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES


1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of               Helphire Group Plc
existing shares to 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       Legal & General Group Plc (Group)
obligation:

                                                                Legal & General Investment
                                                                Management Limited (LGIM)


4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.):       Legal & General Group plc (L&G)
                                                           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            26 April 2007
is crossed or reached:


6. Date on which issuer notified:                                     27 April 2007


7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:                   From 10% - 15% (Group)


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



Ord 5p      20,251,896 20,251,896 16,919,870 16,919,870  3,843,257    12.243       2.781



B: Financial Instruments


Resulting situation after the triggering transaction


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


Not Specified           Not Specified     Not Specified               Not Specified                   Not Specified


Total (A B)


Number of voting rights                                   % of voting rights


    20,763,127                                                     15.02


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)  (20,763,127 - 15.02% = Total Position)

Legal & General Investment Management (Holdings) Limited (LGIMH) (Direct
and Indirect)  (20,763,127 - 15.02% = Total Position)

Legal & General Investment Management Limited (Indirect) (LGIM)
(20,763,127 - 15.02% = Total Position)

                  Legal & General Group Plc (Direct) (L&G) (16,919,870 - 12.24% = LGAS, LGPL & PMC)

Legal & General Investment Management (Holdings) Limited       Legal & General Insurance Holdings Limited (Direct)
(Direct) (LGIMHD) (4,945,975 - 3.58% = PMC)                    (LGIH) (11,973,895 - 8.66% = LGAS & LGPL)

Legal & General Assurance (Pensions Management) Limited  (PMC) Legal & General Assurance Society Limited  (LGAS &
(4,945,975 - 3.58% = PMC)                                      LGPL) (11,973,895 - 8.66% = 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       Not Specified
rights:


13. Additional information:                Notification using the total voting rights figure of
                                           138,212,434


14. Contact name:                                       Nick Tilley, Company Secretary

15. Date                                                         30 April 2007

16. Contact telephone number:                                    01225 321218


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