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Wednesday 17 November, 2004

Business Post Group

Director Shareholding

Business Post Group PLC
17 November 2004



BUSINESS POST GROUP PLC ('Business Post' or the 'Company')

17 November 2004

DIRECTORS' INTERESTS

Business Post announces that, pursuant to the rules of the Company's Long Term
Incentive Plan ('LTIP') as approved by shareholders at the Company's AGM on 13
July 2004, a total of 340,939 ordinary shares of 10p each in the Company
('Shares') was conditionally awarded on 16 November 2004 by the LTIP trustee for
the potential benefit of certain employees. The awards are being granted at
544.7p per share, being the price calculated in accordance with the LTIP rules.
Awards under the LTIP are conditional upon the achievement of certain
performance criteria and will normally vest in 3 years time.

Within this total are awards to certain directors of the Company as follows (and
such awards comprise each director's total current maximum entitlement under the
LTIP):

Director                          LTIP award
----------                       ------------
Guy Buswell                           11,474
Paul Carvell                          34,422
Peter Fitzwilliam                     16,637
Russell Hodgson                       20,940
Alec Ross                             10,372

In addition, on 16 November 2004 certain directors purchased Shares, at 570p per
Share, which comprise an investment under the Company's Share Matching Plan
('SMP'), also approved by shareholders at the Company's AGM on 13 July 2004.
Accordingly, such directors, on 16 November 2004, received the grant of a
matching award over shares in the Company with an equivalent value, as detailed
below:

                                Shares       Resultant    
Director                     purchased    shareholding       %     SMP award  
--------                    ----------    ------------   -----     ---------
Guy Buswell                      870           6,154     0.01%           870
Paul Carvell                     870          35,611     0.07%           870
Peter Fitzwilliam              1,400           7,932     0.01%         1,400
Russell Hodgson                  870           5,670     0.01%           870
Alec Ross                        870           9,214     0.02%           870

The SMP awards are conditional upon the achievement of certain performance
criteria and will normally vest in 3 years time.

Enquiries:

Peter Fitzwilliam, Finance Director 01753 706 070
Business Post Group plc

Charles Ponsonby 020 7444 4166
Bankside Consultants Limited

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