HAYS PLC: Holding(s) in Company

TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARES                                   


            
                                                                                
            
                                                                                


        
1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares            
                           
to which voting rights are attached:                                             
Hays plc 
                                                                               
       
2. Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes):       


            
                                                                                


        
An acquisition or disposal of voting rights                                      
Yes       
                                                                             
        
An acquisition or disposal of qualifying financial instruments which may
result in the acquisition of shares already issued to which voting rights 
are attached.                                                                    


                
                                                                                


         
An acquisition or disposal of instruments with similar economic effect to        
        
qualifying financial instruments                                                 


            
                                                                                


         
An event changing the breakdown of voting rights                                 


            
                                                                                


        
Other (please specify):                                                          


                          
                                                                                
            
                                                                                


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


            
                                                                                    


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


            
                                                                                
            
                                                                                


        
5. Date of the transaction and date on                                           
        
which the threshold is crossed or reached:                  30 November 2012     


            
                                                                                


        
6. Date on which issuer notified:                           04 December 2012     


            
    
                                                                                


    
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:             L&G (Below 3%)       
        
8. Notified details:                                                             


                       
                                                                                


                   
A: Voting rights attached to shares                                              


                       
                                                                                


                   
Class/type of    Situation previous          Resulting situation after the 
triggering transaction      
shares           to the triggering                                               


                       
                    transaction                                                 
                       
                                                                                


                   
if possible     Number       Number                      Number of voting       
 % of  voting rights   
using             of           of                             rights             
                   
the ISIN CODE   Shares       Voting       Number                                 
                    
                         Rights      of shares       Direct   Indirect      
  Direct   Indirect   
                                                                             
                   
Ordinary 1p         55,219,272                                  Below 3%         


                    
                 (as on 14/08/2009)                                             
                       
                                                                                  


                  
B: Qualifying Financial Instruments                                              


                       
                                                                                


                   
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction                             


                       
                                                                                
                       
                                                             Number of voting   
                       
                                                             rights that may be 


                   
Type of financial       Expiration   Exercise/               acquired if the     
 % of voting       
instrument              date         Conversion Period       instrument is       
 rights             
                                                         exercised/ 
converted.                      
                                                                                
                 
C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial 
Instruments 
                                                                             
                   
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction                             


                       
                                                                                


                   
Type of financial  Exercise    Expiration   Exercise/    Number of voting 
rights  % of voting rights   
instrument         price       date         Conversion   instrument refers to    


                       
                                            period                              
                       
                                                                                
    Nominal     Delta  
                                                                                


                   
Total (A+B+C)                                                                    


                       
                                                                                


                   
Number of voting rights                            Percentage of voting rights   


                       
                                                                                
                       
                                    Below 3%                                    
                       


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) 
Legal & General Investment Management (Holdings)Limited (LGIMH) (Direct and 
Indirect)  
                                                                             
      
Legal & General Investment Management Limited (Indirect) (LGIM)  


                                                                                
          


              Legal & General Group Plc (Direct) (L&G) ( Below 3% = LGAS, 
LGPL & PMC)                    
                                                                             
      
Legal & General Investment Management          Legal & General Insurance 
Holdings               
(Holdings) Limited (Direct) (LGIMHD)           Limited (Direct) (LGIH)           


                
                                                                                


      
Legal & General Assurance (Pensions            Legal & General Assurance 
Society                
Management) Limited  (PMC)                     Limited  (LGAS & LGPL)            


                
                                                                                
          


                                           Legal & General Pensions Limited 
(Direct) (LGPL)  


                                                                                
          
                                                                                


      
Proxy Voting:                                                                    


          
                                                                                


      
10. Name of the proxy holder:                               N/A                  


             
                                                                                   


    
11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease         N/A                  
         
to hold:                                                                         


          
                                                                                    


   
12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold           N/A                  
         
voting rights:                                                                   


          
                                                                                  


      
13. Additional information:                 Notification using the total voting 
rights     


                                            figure of  1,398,828,475            
          
                                                                                  


     
14. Contact name:                           Angela Hayter (LGIM)                 


          
                                                                                  


     
15. Contact telephone number:               020 3124 3851                        
       

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