HAYS PLC: Treasury Stock

Hays plc ("the Company") 
TRANSFER OF TREASURY SHARES 
In accordance with the provisions of Listing Rule 12.6.4, the Company hereby
notifies you that on 2 October 2012 it transferred 6,487 Ordinary shares held
in Treasury to a participant (non-PDMR) to satisfy the maturity exercise of an
option at 69p per share under the Hays plc Irish Sharesave Scheme. 
Following this transfer, Hays plc holds 73,895,976 Ordinary shares in Treasury.
The number of shares in issue is 1,390,200,590 (excluding treasury shares). 
Neil Tsappis 
Deputy Company Secretary 
020 7383 2266 
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