At its 2008 AGM the Company passed a resolution allowing it to communicate with shareholders be means of the Company’s website and an invitation to opt out of receiving mailings solely by electronic communications was sent to shareholders with the 2009 AGM documentation.

Shareholders who have purchased their shares since that invitation was distributed in March 2009 but who wish to receive company mailings electronically should notify the Company’s registrar, Equiniti, on 0371 384 2126 or via

In line with this policy, the Company’s Half Year Results are only available on the Company’s website at

Electronic communications provide significant benefits for shareholders and the Company in terms of timeliness of information, reduced environmental impact and cost and the Board would encourage investors to participate in the programme.