Notification of Major Interest in Shares

1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are attached: Dignity Plc
2. Reason for notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes):
An acquisition or disposal of voting rights  
An acquisition or disposal of financial instruments which may result in the acquisition of shares already issued to which voting rights are attached  
An acquisition or disposal of instruments with similar economic effect to qualifying financial instruments  
An event changing the breakdown of voting rights  
Other (please specify): Transfer into Management
3. Full name of person(s) subject to the notification obligation: Franklin Templeton Institutional, LLC
4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3): JPMorgan Chase Bank London
The Bank of NY London
Mellon Bank London
Northern Trust Corporation London
Royal Bank of Scotland
State Street Bank and Trust
5. Date of the transaction and date on which the threshold is crossed or reached: September 13, 2012
6. Date on which issuer notified: September 14, 2012
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:


8: Notified Details
A: Voting rights attached to shares
Class/type of shares if possible using the ISIN CODESituation previous to the triggering transactionResulting situation after the triggering transaction
Number of SharesNumber of Voting RightsNumber of sharesNumber of voting rights% of voting rights

Ordinary .105



2,957,175   2,957,175   5.40%
B: Qualifying Financial Instruments
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of financial instrumentExpiration dateExercise/ Conversion PeriodNumber of voting rights that may be acquired if the instrument is exercised/ converted.% of voting rights
 C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial
 Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
 Type of financial
 Exercise price  Expiration date  Exercise/
Conversion period
 Number of voting rights instrument refers to



% of voting rights

           Nominal Delta
Total (A+B+C)
Number of voting rightsPercentage of voting rights


9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable:



Proxy Voting:
10. Name of the proxy holder:  
11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease to hold:  
12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold voting rights:  
13. Additional information:


14. Contact name: Lori A. Weber
Assistant Secretary, Franklin Resources, Inc.
15. Contact telephone number: 954-847-2283


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