In light of the price change, please respond to each of the following questions.
Is the Company aware of any information concerning it that has not been announced which, if known, could be an explanation for recent trading in the securities of the Company?
Please note that as recent trading in the Company’s securities could indicate that information has ceased to be confidential, the Company is unable to rely on the exceptions to listing rule 3.1 contained in listing rule 3.1A when answering this question.
If the answer to question 1 is yes, can an announcement be made immediately? If not, why not and when is it expected that an announcement will be made?
Please note, if the answer to question 1 is yes and an announcement cannot be made immediately, you need to contact us to discuss this and you need to consider a trading halt (see below).
Is there any reason to think that there may be a change in the operating profit before abnormal items and income tax so that the figure for the half year ending 31 March 2009 would vary from the previous corresponding period by more than 15%? If so, please provide details as to the extent of the likely variation.
Is there any reason to think that the Company may record any material abnormal or extraordinary items for the half year ending 31 March 2009? If so, please provide details.
Is there any other explanation that the Company may have for the price change in the securities of the Company?
Please confirm that the Company is in compliance with the listing rules and, in particular, listing rule 3.1.