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Friday 29 August, 2008

Capita Group PLC

HSE awards ten year contract to Capita


29 August 2008

HSE IS AWARDING CAPITA A TEN YEAR CONTRACT TO OPERATE A NEW GAS INSTALLER
REGISTRATION SCHEME

The Capita Group Plc (Capita) has been selected by the Health and Safety
Executive (HSE) to operate a new gas installer registration scheme in Great
Britain from April 2009. The contract valued at £14 million per annum is
awarded for a term of 10 years. The contract will be signed on 8 September
2008. Capita announced its selection by HSE as preferred partner for the scheme
for a term of at least five years on 18 June.

The new gas installer registration scheme will replace the scheme currently
operated by CORGI and will deliver a renewed focus on gas safety. Around 250
CORGI employees are expected to TUPE transfer to the new scheme. From January
2009, Capita will be responsible for registrations and renewals for the
registration year starting 1 April 2009. The full operation of the scheme will
start on 1 April 2009.

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The Capita Group Plc is the UK's leading provider of integrated professional
support service solutions. The Group's service capabilities encompass customer
services, financial services, human resource services, software services,
systems and strategic support and property services delivered to both public
sector and private organisations.  With over 29,000 employees at more than 300
offices across the UK, Ireland and India, Capita is quoted on the London Stock
Exchange (CPI.L), and is a constituent of the FTSE100 with revenues for 2007 of
£2,073 million.

Further information on The Capita Group Plc can be found at: http://
www.capita.co.uk