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Tuesday 03 September, 2002

Capita Group PLC

Offer Document Posted

Capita Group PLC
03 September 2002

Not for release, publication or distribution in whole or in part in or into the
United States, Canada, Australia or Japan

                                                                3 September 2002

       Recommended Cash Offer for Mission Testing plc ('Mission Testing')

        Posting of the Offer Document by The Capita Group Plc ('Capita')

The Board of Capita is pleased to announce that the Offer Document in respect of
the recommended cash offer for Mission Testing, which was announced on 29 August
2002, was posted on Monday 2 September 2002.

The first closing date of the Offer is 23 September 2002.


Schroder Salomon Smith Barney                          020 7986 4000

William Barter

The Offer is not being made, directly or indirectly, in or into, or by use of
the mails of, or by any means or instrumentality (including, without limitation,
telephonically or electronically) of interstate or foreign commerce of, or any
facility of a national securities exchange of, the United States, Canada,
Australia or Japan and will not be capable of acceptance by any such use, means,
instrumentality or facility. Accordingly, neither this announcement nor the
Offer Document nor the accompanying Form of Acceptance is being, and must not
be, mailed or otherwise forwarded, transmitted, distributed or sent in, into or
from the United States, Canada, Australia or Japan. Doing so may render invalid
any purported acceptance of the Offer. All Mission Testing Shareholders or other
persons (including nominees, trustees or custodians) who would or otherwise
intend to, or may have a contractual or legal obligation to, forward this
announcement or the Offer Document or the accompanying Form of Acceptance to any
jurisdiction outside the United Kingdom, should refrain from doing so and seek
appropriate professional advice before taking any action.

Salomon Brothers International Limited, trading as Schroder Salomon Smith Barney
('Schroder Salomon Smith Barney'), which is authorised by the Financial Services
Authority, is acting for Capita and no one else in connection with the Offer and
will not be responsible to any other person for providing the protections
afforded to clients of Schroder Salomon Smith Barney or for providing advice in
relation to the Offer.

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