SIP Announcement

03 March 2009

On 27 February 2009 as a result of the purchase and allotment by the RPS Group Plc Share Incentive Plan (an HM Revenue & Customs approved all employee share purchase plan), the executive directors of the Company and persons discharging management responsibility have the following interests as a result of their personal participation in the Plan:-

Purchase of Shares on 27 February 2009 £1.305 per share Allotment of Matching Shares on 27
February 2009 £1.305 per share
Total number of Partnership, Matching and Dividend shares held on 27 February 2009
Andrew Troup 96 96 3,814
Gary Young 96 96 6,658
Alan Hearne 96 96 3,654

The beneficial ownership of the Matching Shares will pass to the directors in three years time subject to continued employment and the retention of the underlying Partnership Shares.