Chime Online's operations retained the top place with fee income of £10.2m -- 4% down on last year -- after a new-business drive partially counteracted the effects of a slow market.
The firm -- which is headed by Lord Bell and includes Harvard PR, Insight Marketing and Communications and 20% of Interactive Bureau -- remained more than £2.3m ahead of second-placed Hill & Knowlton as a result.
The UK's largest agency -- Weber Shandwick -- dropped one place to third with more than £7.8m in tech income, showing a slump of 15% from its tech brands Miller/ Shandwick Technologies and The Weber Group, as well from WS tech clients.
Double-figure income declines, however, plagued a high proportion of firms in the table.
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