You will be sent
only the Annual Review & Notice of Meeting, together with the shareholder
magazine Forward, unless you notify us that you wish to receive the Annual
The Annual Report for 2007 is also available on our
website at www.bt.com/annualreport
Alternatively, you can request a printed copy of the
Annual Report for 2007 and/or future years, free of
charge, by calling the Shareholder Helpline or contacting
Lloyds TSB Registrars (see Contact BT).
numbers of shareholders now receive all their BT shareholder communications
online, and are discovering the convenience of using the internet and e-mail to
find out about their shareholdings and about BT.
to receive all your BT shareholder communications online
and you will qualify for ShareholderPlus,
an exclusive range of shareholder offers on products
and services from BT and partner companies. You can
view the current offers at www.bt.com/shareholderoffers
When you sign up for ShareholderPlus you
are automatically registered for Shareview, provided in association with Lloyds
TSB Registrars. This online service enables you to:
||update address and/or bank details
||view dividend information including tax
sell BT shares online at www.shareview.co.uk/dealing
telephone 0870 850 0852)
||build and manage a full share
||appoint a proxy to represent you at
Just go to www.bt.com/signup
and follow the on-screen instructions, or call the
Shareholder Helpline (see Contact BT). You will
need your unique eight-character shareholder account
number (printed below your name on the accompanying
Admission Card/Proxy Card and also on your share certificate(s)).
has a wealth of constantly updated information about BT, and www.bt.com/sharesandperformance
has information of particular interest to our shareholders.
monthly e-mail alerts about BT and new shareholder offers,
click on email alerts at www.btplc.com/emailalerts
and select shareholder offers as well as your other
area(s) of interest.
a series of reports on its financial, business, social
and environmental performance. Most of these can be
found on our website at www.bt.com/aboutbt
Contact the Shareholder Helpline for printed copies,
You can contact us by
telephone, e-mail or post.
Helpline – for general enquiries call:
Freefone 0808 100 4141 (+44 121
415 7178 from outside the UK)
Textphone 0800 169 6907 (+44 121 415
7028 from outside the UK)
send an e-mail to:
(including a daytime telephone number) to:
Lloyds TSB Registrars
An audio cassette
version of the Annual Review & Notice of Meeting 2007 has been produced for
shareholders with special needs. To obtain a copy of this cassette, please
contact the Shareholder Helpline.
The Orr Mackintosh
Foundation operates a charity share donation scheme
for shareholders with small parcels of shares which
may be uneconomic to sell. Details of the scheme are
available from ShareGift at www.sharegift.org
or by telephone on 0207828 1151. Details can also
be obtained from the Shareholder Helpline.
BT, along with
many other leading UK companies, subscribes to Experian’s
Unclaimed Assets Register (UAR), a register of individuals
owed unclaimed financial assets such as shareholdings
and dividends. UAR provides members of the public with
a search device to trace lost assets. UAR donates a
proportion of its income to charity. For further information
or telephone 0870 241 1713.
The rights issue in June
2001 adjusted the value of your BT shares for capital gains tax (CGT) purposes.
An explanatory leaflet is available from the Shareholder
The demerger of O2 in November 2001
adjusted the value of your BT shares for CGT purposes. For CGT calculations, the
base cost of the BT Group shares is calculated by multiplying the acquisition
cost of the BT shareholding by 77.544%. This is in accordance with the
confirmed opening prices for BT Group shares following the demerger.