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Wednesday 02 November, 2005

IDOX PLC

Trading Statement

IDOX PLC
02 November 2005


                                                                                                
                                    IDOX plc

                                 Trading Update

IDOX plc ('IDOX' or 'the Group'), the information and knowledge management
group, is pleased to announce that trading for the 12 months to 31 October 2005
has been in line with market expectations.

IDOX continues to make good progress within the local authority market and has
recently signed new contracts with Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council, Oadby
& Wigston District Council, Shropshire County Council, Essex County Council,
Scottish Borders Council and the London Borough of Newham; bringing the number
of clients to 212 from a total of 468.

Recent wins in the wider public sector include the Metropolitan Police, Kent
Police, British Transport Police, the NHS Health Libraries Group, NHS Education
for Scotland, HM Revenue & Customs, DTI, DEFRA and we continue to work on a
number of projects with the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister.

Andrew Fraser, Chief Executive of IDOX, said: 'We are delighted with our recent
contract wins, strengthening our presence in the local government market. In
addition, the recent successes in the wider public sector demonstrate IDOX's
ability to broaden the Group's market. Recent enhancements to our offering have
received critical government approval, boosting our credibility when competing
for larger contracts. These successes, and our recent software enhancements,
ideally position IDOX to continue to take advantage of the opportunities in the
growing information management market place.'

IDOX will announce final results for the year ended 31 October 2005 on Monday 12
December 2005.

                                      Ends

For further information please contact:
Andrew Fraser, CEO, IDOX plc                 T: 020 7954 3800
Matthew Hall, Noble & Company Limited        T: 020 7367 5600
Cardew Group, Nadja Vetter                   T: 020 7930 0777 / M: 07941 340 436 
Cardew Group, Emma Consett                   T: 020 7930 0777 / M: 07971 468 308                        
                                            
Notes to Editors

IDOX plc is a specialist information and knowledge management company,
specialising in the development and delivery of software products, services and
people for information management and knowledge sharing for both the public and
private sectors. The Group's focus is on managing the world of structured and
unstructured information for, and on behalf of, its clients.

The Advisory team specialises in devising creative and innovative solutions to
problems associated with records, information, knowledge and content management.
Where a skills gap is identified, the Recruitment teams place candidates of all
levels into permanent, contract, and interim management positions. Training is
also a core offering and is delivered in a variety of formats using experienced
facilitators and leading industry practitioners.

IDOX Software is one of the leading players in the local government market for
managing paper and electronic records. IDOX Software has several modules
designed to capture, manage, store, preserve and deliver information for use
within an organisation, and for access externally - by the public or other
partners.

The Group maintains a comprehensive database of bibliographic abstracts,
supported by the largest collection of information in the UK, on all aspects of
best practice and governance in the public sector. Expert information
professionals identify, summarise and manage a vast resource of information from
all sectors to save member organisations time and money. This outsourced library
service is available via annual subscription.

The Group has a leading position in putting the Local Government Planning
process online (its flagship Managed Services solution) and has developed the
first true end-to-end e-Planning solution for Local Authorities and their
citizens - UKPlanning.




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