Application for Block Listing

HELPHIRE GROUP PLC ("Helphire" or the "Group") Application for Block Listing Application has been made to the UK Listing Authority for the block listing of 4,000,000 Helphire ordinary shares of 5p each fully paid ("Ordinary Shares") to be admitted to the Official List of the UK Listing Authority and to trading on the London Stock Exchange upon issue. This block listing is in respect of the Helphire Group plc Executive Incentive Scheme 2009. The shares shall rank pari passu with the existing issued Ordinary Shares. SIGNED BY: Nick Tilley.............. Company Secretary, Helphire Group plc DATE: ...28 May 2009............. ---END OF MESSAGE--- This announcement was originally distributed by Hugin. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.