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Thursday 13 May, 2004

Taylor Nelson Sofres

Holding(s) in Company

Taylor Nelson Sofres PLC
13 May 2004

                                  SCHEDULE 10

                   NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES
AVS NO                911849



All relevant boxes should be completed in block capital letters.
1.   Name of company                               2.  Name of shareholder having a major interest



     TAYLOR NELSON SOFRES plc                          ZURICH FINANCIAL SERVICES & ITS GROUP


3.   Please state whether notification indicates   4.  Name of the registered holder(s) and, if more than one
     that it is in respect of holding of the           holder, the number of shares held by each of them
     shareholder named in 2 above or in respect of
     a non-beneficial interest or in the case of       LITTLEDOWN NOMINEES LTD A/C 02891
     an individual holder if it is a holding of        14,544,549
     that person's spouse or children under the
     age of 18                                         LITTLEDOWN NOMINEES LTD A/C 11121
                                                       44,444

                                                       LITTLEDOWN NOMINEES LTD A/C 07205
     N/A                                               1,372,745

                                                       LITTLEDOWN NOMINEES LTD A/C 21668
                                                       1,245,781

                                                       LITTLEDOWN NOMINEES LTD A/C 02642
                                                       834,614

                                                       LITTLEDOWN NOMINEES LTD A/C 09890
                                                       546,382

                                                       LITTLEDOWN NOMINEES LTD A/C 07207
                                                       3,135,740

                                                       LITTLEDOWN NOMINEES LTD A/C 07199
                                                       181,151

                                                       BNY (OCS) NOMINEES LTD A/C 219059
                                                       692,421

                                                       BNY (OCS) NOMINEES LTD A/C 219064
                                                       1,180,562

                                                       WILLIAM & GLYNS NOMINEE (ISLE OF MAN)

                                                       LTD A/C 0700096001
                                                                           240,000


5.   Number of shares/    6.  Percentage of issued 7.  Number of shares/amount 8. Percentage of issued class
     amount of stock          class                    of stock disposed
     acquired



     N/A
                              N/A                      NOT GIVEN
                                                                                  NOT GIVEN



9. Class of security                             10.    Date of transaction   11.   Date company informed



                                                        12/05/04                    13/05/04

   ORDINARY SHARES, 5 PENCE EACH




12.  Total holding following this notification     13.   Total percentage holding of issued class following
                                                         this notification



                                                         5.4%
     24,018,389

14.  Any additional information                    15. Name of contact and telephone number for queries





     N/A                                               JUDITH GEORGE, ASSISTANT COMPANY SECRETARY

                                                       020 897 4655 OR 07734 044320






16.  Name and signature of authorised company official

     Responsible for making this notification





     IAN PORTAL, GROUP COMPANY SECRETARY


Date of notification 13 May 2004






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