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League Tables
Top 40 independents
Rank Top 150 rank Company Fee income(£k) 2012 Fee income( £k) 2011 % change Turnover (£k) Staff Clients Location
1 2 Edelman 39,697 35,186 13 60,176 338 300 London
2 5 Bell Pottinger Private 29,100 31,300 -7% 35,772 222 304 London
3 6 Freud Communications 27,931 27,043 3% 40,240 240 n/a London
4 12 College Hill 20,026 19,502 3% 32,193 224 683 London
5 23 Four Communications Group 10,096 10,071 0% 21,309 134 608 London
6 26 The Communications Store 9,477 8,535 11% 9,477 71 120 London
7 28 Lansons Communications 7,778 8,078 -4% 9,302 76 189 London
8 29 Brands2Life 7,746 6,898 12% 9,060 82 95 London
9 30 We Are Social 7,683 4,033 91% 8,175 100 30 London
10 34 TVC Group 6,500 5,400 20% 7,000 47 70 London
11 36 The Big Partnership 6,449 6,166 5% 6,671 91 346 Glasgow
12 39 Powerscourt 5,909 4,863 22% 5,909 27 73 London
13 40 Camargue Group 5,877 5,545 6% 7,556 70 98 London
14 41 3 Monkeys Communications 5,571 5,359 4% 8,533 50 56 London
15 44 APCO Worldwide 5,169 4,755 9% 8,051 47 111 London
16 45 Octopus Group 5,031 4,834 4% 6,529 61 107 Berks
17 46 Eulogy 4,790 4,299 11% 4,790 48 68 London
18 47 Hanover Communications 4,738 4,114 15% 5,262 41 69 London
19 48 Pegasus PR 4,672 3,512 33% 6,201 51 64 West Sussex
20 51 PPS Group 4,184 4,198 0% 4,794 47 88 London
21 52 Iris Culture 3,976 1,450 174% 10,363 48 40 London
22 53 PHA Media 3,952 3,782 4% 4,455 49 65 London
23 55 Shine Communications 3,901 3,829 2% 5,905 50 39 London
24 56 WCG 3,739 2,011 86% 5,013 21 15 London
25 59 Waggener Edstrom Worldwide 3,474 4,032 -14% 3,474 40 49 London
26 60 Consolidated PR 3,463 3,929 -12% 4,586 43 52 London
27 62 London Communications Agency 3,328 2,591 28% 3,583 26 62 London
28 63 Ruder Finn UK 3,266 2,917 12% 3,895 29 45 London
29 64 Just::Health PR 3,151 3,013 5% 3,871 26 20 London
30 65 Freshwater UK 3,146 3,673 -14% 4,172 44 248 Cardiff
31 66 Pitch Media 3,094 2,587 20% 4,996 38 40 London
32 67 Salt 3,085 2,897 6% 3,386 32 34 London
33 69 Publicasity 2,900 2,700 7% 4,500 35 41 London
34 70 Citypress 2,788 2,557 9% 3,006 47 53 Manchester
35 71 PrettyGreen 2,728 2,651 3% 5,649 36 17 London
36 73 Tangerine PR 2,641 1,808 46% 2,826 50 48 Manchester
37 74 Cirkle Communications 2,614 2,601 0% 3,748 28 30 Bucks
38 75 Remarkable Group 2,590 2,497 4% 3,869 32 99 Hants
39 76 EML Wildfire 2,337 2,012 16% 2,728 27 41 Surrey
40 77 Orb Communications Group 2,327 1,280 82% 2,431 15 51 London
41 78 Splendid Communications 2,282 2,209 3% 3,758 20 28 London
42 79 Nexus Communications Group 2,248 2,374 3,370 21 27 London
43 80 Berkeley PR International 2,235 1,771 26% 2,496 35 60 Berks
Notes: Fee income is defined as PR fees plus any mark-up. Figures from 1 January to 31 Decemeber 2012, rounded to nearest £1,000.