PR LEAGUE TABLES: TOP PR AGENCIES 1-150

Rank Agency Income 2000 Income 1999

(pounds) (pounds)

1 Incepta Group 36,795,000 30,027,000

2 Weber Shandwick Worldwide* 31,929,000 28,845,000

3 Bell Pottinger Communications 30,479,000 24,514,000

4 Hill & Knowlton UK* 28,934,000 25,201,000

5 Countrywide Porter Novelli* 20,906,000 19,019,000

6 BSMG Worldwide* 17,919,000 9,821,000

7 Burson-Marsteller* 17,187,000 17,554,000

8 GCI/APCO* 16,282,000 11,706,000

9 Good Relations Group 13,124,000 9,876,000

10 Biss Lancaster* 11,282,000 9,688,000

11 Chime Online 10,741,000 n/a

12 Ketchum* 10,570,000 8,806,000

13 Edelman PR Worldwide* 10,458,000 9,001,000

14 Medical Action Communications 10,200,000 9,900,000

15 College Hill 9,831,000 7,457,000

16 Grayling* 9,291,000 8,794,000

17 Cohn & Wolfe* 8,409,000 6,309,000

18 Fishburn Hedges 8,158,000 6,768,000

19 Freud Communications 7,485,000 6,690,000

20 Firefly Communications* 7,076,000 5,652,000

21 The Shire Hall Group* 7,019,000 5,952,000

22 Golin/Harris International* 6,708,000 2,707,000

23 Fleishman-Hillard UK* 6,426,000 3,607,000

24 Key Communications* 6,410,000 6,061,000

25 Harrison Cowley* 6,311,000 5,402,000

26 August.One Communications* 6,211,000 n/a

27 Brodeur Worldwide* 6,112,000 5,225,000

28 Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide* 6,002,000 4,880,000

29 The Red Consultancy* 5,678,000 4,016,000

30 Consolidated Communications* 5,197,000 3,877,000

31 Manning Selvage & Lee* 4,872,000 4,317,000

32 MacLaurin* 4,871,000 3,873,000

33 Band & Brown Communications 4,736,000 2,994,000

34 Lansons Communications* 4,630,000 3,472,000

35 Lexis Public Relations* 4,521,000 3,580,000

36 Richmond Towers 4,350,000 4,310,000

37 Nexus Choat* 4,256,000 3,726,000

38 Lewis Communications 4,213,000 2,691,000

39 Camargue 4,165,000 3,511,000

40 The Communication Group* 4,158,000 3,761,000

41 Jackie Cooper Public Relations 4,062,000 3,523,000

42 Grant Butler Coomber Group* 3,602,000 2,879,000

43 Bite Communications 3,539,000 2,383,000

44 Kaizo (The Argyll Consultancies)* 3,282,000 2,350,000

45 Nelson Bostock Communications* 3,127,000 1,760,000

46 Text 100* 3,106,000 2,337,000

47 PPS Group* 3,088,000 1,576,000

48 Staniforth Communications* 2,911,000 2,505,000

49 Communique Public Relations* 2,881,000 2,090,000

50 Le Fevre Communications 2,696,000 1,860,000

51 Munro & Forster Communications* 2,678,000 2,300,000

52 Portfolio Communications* 2,604,000 1,465,000

53 Craigie Taylor International 2,581,000 2,390,000

54 Fodor Wyllie 2,461,000 805,000

55 ICAS PR 2,446,000 2,603,000

56 Ruder Finn UK 2,410,000 1,790,000

57 Companycare Communications* 2,378,000 1,825,000

58 Brahm PR 2,365,000 2,108,000

59 Grandfield* 2,338,000 2,090,000

60 Banner Corporation 2,248,000 1,782,000

61 Joe Public Relations 2,232,000 1,178,000

62 Golley Slater Public Relations* 2,152,000 2,150,000

63 AD Communications* 2,044,000 1,601,000

64 Flagship Group* 2,018,000 n/a

65 Binns & Company 2,016,000 1,619,000

66 Cartmell Group* 2,000,000 1,900,000

67 HCC De Facto Group 1,956,000 1,300,000

68 Roger Staton Associates* 1,913,000 1,341,000

69= BGB 1,908,000 1,548,000

69= BMA Communications 1,908,000 1,885,000

71 Noiseworks 1,899,000 1,804,000

72 DPA Corporate Communications 1,888,000 1,972,000

73 Johnson King 1,882,000 1,071,000

74 Herald Communications* 1,856,000 1,302,000

75 Strategic Alliance International 1,728,000 1,506,000

76 The EuroPR Group* 1,664,000 1,190,000

77 Midnight Communications* 1,614,000 688,000

78 RPPR 1,600,000 666,000

79 AS Biss & Co* 1,594,000 999,000

80 Sinclair Mason 1,563,000 1,518,000

81 Spreckley Partners 1,534,000 1,043,000

82 Ptarmigan Consultants* 1,493,000 1,001,000

83 Oast Communications 1,471,000 1,137,000

84 Polhill Communications 1,448,000 1,017,000

85 Berkeley PR International 1,429,000 1,386,000

86 Barkers Public Relations* 1,424,000 2,209,000

87 Kinross & Render* 1,379,000 1,173,000

88 Lowe Fusion Healthcare 1,328,000 1,321,000

89 Quay West Communications 1,283,000 1,097,000

90 The Whiteoaks Consultancy* 1,280,000 856,000

91 Phipps Public Relations* 1,230,000 812,000

92 Republic* 1,212,000 875,000

93 Hobsbawm Macaulay Communications 1,198,000 695,000

94 Northern Profile 1,163,000 899,000

95 Camron Public Relations 1,157,000 1,164,000

96 Lawson Dodd* 1,156,000 868,000

97 Elizabeth Hindmarch PR* 1,129,000 1,138,000

98 Myriad Public Relations 1,123,000 879,000

99 Splash Communications 1,100,000 848,000

100 Colman Getty 1,097,000 937,000

101 Capitalize 1,089,000 770,000

102 Warman & Bannister* 1,081,000 1,032,000

103 Marketforce Communications 1,077,000 1,007,000

104 Darwall Smith Associates* 1,075,000 983,000

105 Flapjack Communications 1,066,000 490,000

106 EML 1,060,000 942,000

107 Eulogy! 1,051,000 801,000

108 Charlton Communications 1,047,000 824,000

109 Sante Communications 1,039,000 782,000

110 Vital 1,033,000 706,000

111 TTA Public Relations* 1,000,000 735,000

112 JBP Public Relations* 995,000 1,014,000

113 Shine Communications* 963,000 576,000

114 Marbles* 959,000 751,000

115 Bastion 907,000 779,000

116 Gordon Bruce Associates 896,000 889,000

117 VLP* 891,000 732,000

118 Multimedia PR & Marketing 872,000 510,000

119 Mere Communications Group 872,000 623,000

120 Kestrel Worldcom 869,000 732,000

121 Willoughby Public Relations* 851,000 777,000

122 Kable PR* 850,000 1,600,000

123 Propeller Group 849,000 611,000

124= McCluskey & Associates Intl 835,000 768,000

124= Wyatt International 835,000 780,000

126 Midas Public Relations 831,000 735,000

127 Barrett Dixon Bell* 780,000 588,000

128 Catalyst Communications 717,000 559,000

129 Focus PR* 707,000 649,000

130 Proteus Public Relations 685,000 555,000

131 Opus Group (previously Motive PR) 625,000 558,000

132 Insight Group 616,000 864,000

133 Clareville Consultancy* 587,000 486,000

134 Haslimann Taylor* 584,000 370,000

135 Communications Management PR 581,000 562,000

136 Hallmark Public Relations* 576,000 513,000

137 Colette Hill Associates* 559,000 455,000

138 Buffalo Communications* 559,000 351,000

139 Green Light Communications* 549,000 605,000

140 PS Communication Consultants 542,000 569,000

141 Target Public Relations* 530,000 396,000

142 Keene Public Affairs Consultants 519,000 477,000

143 Mulcaster PR & Marketing 492,088 361,000

144 Corixa Communications 486,000 501,000

145 Atlantic Public Relations 402,000 367,000

146 Avalon Public Relations 373,000 326,000

147 Dunelm Public Relations 305,000 298,000

148 The Dovetail Agency 265,000 210,000

149 MXC Communications 254,000 n/a

150 Shaw PR 144,000 136,000

Rank Agency % change Current staff Income/head

(last year) (pounds)

1 Incepta Group 22.54 427 (295) 86,171

2 Weber Shandwick Worldwide* 10.69 337 (324) 94,745

3 Bell Pottinger Communications 24.33 300 (246) 101,597

4 Hill & Knowlton UK* 14.81 368 (340) 78,625

5 Countrywide Porter Novelli* 9.92 264 (267) 79,189

6 BSMG Worldwide* 82.46 190 (114) 94,311

7 Burson-Marsteller* -2.09 194 (189) 88,593

8 GCI/APCO* 39.09 231 (168) 70,485

9 Good Relations Group 32.89 156 (113) 84,128

10 Biss Lancaster* 16.45 156 (149) 72,321

11 Chime Online n/a 166 (n/a) 64,705

12 Ketchum* 20.03 151 (143) 70,000

13 Edelman PR Worldwide* 16.19 135 (90) 77,467

14 Medical Action Communications 3.03 106 (125) 96,226

15 College Hill 31.84 104 (89) 94,529

16 Grayling* 5.65 115 (108) 80,791

17 Cohn & Wolfe* 33.29 93 (83) 90,419

18 Fishburn Hedges 20.54 76 (68) 107,342

19 Freud Communications 11.88 131 (108) 57,137

20 Firefly Communications* 25.19 113 (91) 62,619

21 The Shire Hall Group* 17.93 89 (70) 78,865

22 Golin/Harris International* 147.80 95 (40) 70,611

23 Fleishman-Hillard UK* 78.15 76 (56) 84,553

24 Key Communications* 5.76 67 (69) 95,672

25 Harrison Cowley* 16.83 114 (97) 55,360

26 August.One Communications* n/a 85 (70) 73,071

27 Brodeur Worldwide* 16.98 80 (84) 76,400

28 Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide* 22.99 78 (55) 76,949

29 The Red Consultancy* 41.38 86 (78) 66,023

30 Consolidated Communications* 34.05 102 (79) 50,951

31 Manning Selvage & Lee* 12.86 71 (60) 68,620

32 MacLaurin* 25.77 71 (51) 68,606

33 Band & Brown Communications 58.18 89 (49) 53,213

34 Lansons Communications* 33.35 55 (43) 84,182

35 Lexis Public Relations* 26.28 74 (58) 61,095

36 Richmond Towers 0.93 32 (34) 135,938

37 Nexus Choat* 14.22 75 (65) 56,747

38 Lewis Communications 56.56 73 (47) 57,712

39 Camargue 18.63 62 (58) 67,177

40 The Communication Group* 10.56 47 (46) 88,468

41 Jackie Cooper Public Relations 15.30 67 (68) 60,627

42 Grant Butler Coomber Group* 25.11 57 (54) 63,193

43 Bite Communications 48.51 52 (40) 68,058

44 Kaizo (The Argyll Consultancies)* 39.66 48 (43) 68,375

45 Nelson Bostock Communications* 77.67 48 (30) 65,146

46 Text 100* 32.91 57 (40) 54,491

47 PPS Group* 95.94 45 (36) 68,622

48 Staniforth Communications* 16.21 46 (44) 63,283

49 Communique Public Relations* 37.85 36 (30) 80,028

50 Le Fevre Communications 44.95 42 (22) 64,190

51 Munro & Forster Communications* 16.43 50 (47) 53,560

52 Portfolio Communications* 77.75 42 (26) 62,000

53 Craigie Taylor International 7.99 58 (51) 44,500

54 Fodor Wyllie 205.71 28 (20) 87,893

55 ICAS PR -6.03 43 (46) 56,884

56 Ruder Finn UK 34.64 39 (24) 61,795

57 Companycare Communications* 30.30 39 (38) 60,974

58 Brahm PR 12.19 21 (19) 112,619

59 Grandfield* 11.87 23 (27) 101,652

60 Banner Corporation 26.15 23 (21) 97,739

61 Joe Public Relations 89.47 37 (21) 60,324

62 Golley Slater Public Relations* 0.09 44 (41) 48,909

63 AD Communications* 27.67 34 (32) 60,118

64 Flagship Group* n/a 98 (42) 20,592

65 Binns & Company 24.52 23 (19) 87,652

66 Cartmell Group* 5.26 23 (23) 86,957

67 HCC De Facto Group 50.46 46 (39) 42,522

68 Roger Staton Associates* 42.65 19 (14) 100,684

69= BGB 23.26 49 (38) 38,939

69= BMA Communications 1.22 18 (17) 106,000

71 Noiseworks 5.27 32 (28) 59,344

72 DPA Corporate Communications -4.26 25 (24) 75,520

73 Johnson King 75.72 40 (19) 47,050

74 Herald Communications* 42.55 41 (27) 45,268

75 Strategic Alliance International 14.74 20 (19) 86,400

76 The EuroPR Group* 39.83 23 (21) 72,348

77 Midnight Communications* 134.59 39 (19) 41,385

78 RPPR 140.24 20 (8) 80,000

79 AS Biss & Co* 59.56 21 (17) 75,905

80 Sinclair Mason 2.96 19 (19) 82,263

81 Spreckley Partners 47.08 24 (22) 63,917

82 Ptarmigan Consultants* 49.15 38 (26) 39,289

83 Oast Communications 29.38 36 (29) 40,861

84 Polhill Communications 42.38 27 (22) 53,630

85 Berkeley PR International 3.10 28 (28) 51,036

86 Barkers Public Relations* -35.54 27 (41) 52,741

87 Kinross & Render* 17.56 30 (23) 45,967

88 Lowe Fusion Healthcare 0.53 22 (19) 60,364

89 Quay West Communications 16.96 20 (20) 64,150

90 The Whiteoaks Consultancy* 49.53 23 (19) 55,652

91 Phipps Public Relations* 51.48 24 (15) 51,250

92 Republic* 38.51 24 (19) 50,500

93 Hobsbawm Macaulay Communications 72.37 20 (n/a) 59,900

94 Northern Profile 29.37 36 (30) 32,306

95 Camron Public Relations -0.60 25 (25) 46,280

96 Lawson Dodd* 33.18 25 (17) 46,240

97 Elizabeth Hindmarch PR* -0.79 27 (23) 41,815

98 Myriad Public Relations 27.76 21 (23) 53,476

99 Splash Communications 29.72 17 (17) 64,706

100 Colman Getty 17.08 17 (15) 64,529

101 Capitalize 41.43 21 (17) 51,857

102 Warman & Bannister* 4.75 18 (16) 60,056

103 Marketforce Communications 6.95 14 (17) 76,929

104 Darwall Smith Associates* 9.36 22 (19) 48,864

105 Flapjack Communications 117.55 27 (22) 39,481

106 EML 12.53 22 (19) 48,182

107 Eulogy! 31.21 14 (13) 75,071

108 Charlton Communications 27.06 31 (24) 33,774

109 Sante Communications 32.86 17 (15) 61,118

110 Vital 46.32 17 (13) 60,765

111 TTA Public Relations* 36.05 22 (20) 45,455

112 JBP Public Relations* -1.87 16 (16) 62,188

113 Shine Communications* 67.19 22 (16) 43,773

114 Marbles* 27.70 20 (14) 47,950

115 Bastion 16.43 13 (12) 69,769

116 Gordon Bruce Associates 0.79 15 (13) 59,733

117 VLP* 21.72 18 (15) 49,500

118 Multimedia PR & Marketing 70.98 16 (12) 54,500

119 Mere Communications Group 39.97 21 (18) 41,524

120 Kestrel Worldcom 18.72 11 (10) 79,000

121 Willoughby Public Relations* 9.52 28 (26) 30,393

122 Kable PR* -46.88 9 (12) 94,444

123 Propeller Group 38.95 13 (12) 65,308

124= McCluskey & Associates Intl 8.72 11 (8) 75,909

124= Wyatt International 7.05 10 (14) 83,500

126 Midas Public Relations 13.06 16 (16) 51,938

127 Barrett Dixon Bell* 32.65 20 (17) 39,000

128 Catalyst Communications 28.26 14 (15) 51,214

129 Focus PR* 8.94 16 (14) 44,188

130 Proteus Public Relations 23.42 13 (9) 52,692

131 Opus Group (previously Motive PR) 12.01 11 (9) 56,818

132 Insight Group -28.70 25 (20) 24,640

133 Clareville Consultancy* 20.78 13 (12) 45,154

134 Haslimann Taylor* 57.84 16 (10) 36,500

135 Communications Management PR 3.38 12 (n/a) 48,417

136 Hallmark Public Relations* 12.28 10 (11) 57,600

137 Colette Hill Associates* 22.86 11 (8) 50,818

138 Buffalo Communications* 59.26 13 (11) 43,000

139 Green Light Communications* -9.26 13 (8) 42,231

140 PS Communication Consultants -4.75 10 (13) 54,200

141 Target Public Relations* 33.84 11 (10) 48,182

142 Keene Public Affairs Consultants 8.81 9 (8) 57,667

143 Mulcaster PR & Marketing 36.29 9 (8) 54,667

144 Corixa Communications -2.99 13 (13) 37,385

145 Atlantic Public Relations 9.54 7 (8) 57,429

146 Avalon Public Relations 14.42 7 (9) 53,286

147 Dunelm Public Relations 2.35 9 (9) 33,889

148 The Dovetail Agency 26.19 5 (4) 53,000

149 MXC Communications n/a 5 (4) 50,800

150 Shaw PR 5.88 4 (4) 36,000

1 Incepta Group

Founded 1986, publicly quoted. Executive chairman David Wright, CEO

Richard Nichols. Investor relations/lobbying 74%. No client details

provided. E-mail mail@incepta.co.uk, web site www.incepta.com

2 Weber Shandwick Worldwide*

Recent merger of Interpublic's Weber and Shandwick subsidiaries. CEO

Lutz Meyer. Broadly based group. Clients include Coca-Cola,

Hewlett-Packard, Anglian Water. E-mail ebowndavies@webershandwick.com,

web site www.webershandwick.com

3 Bell Pottinger Communications

Founded 1986, subsidiary of Chime Comms. Managing director Kevin Murray.

No breakdown of services provided. Clients include Emirates,

DaimlerChrysler, BP International.

E-mail communications@bell-pottinger.co.uk,

web site www.bell-pottinger.co.uk

4 Hill & Knowlton UK*

Founded 1969, subsidiary of WPP. Chairman David McLaren, CEO Marie

Louise Windeler. Consumer 45.3%, business-to-business 32.5%. Clients

include Kellogg, BT, Motorola. No e-mail address given. Web site

www.hillandknowlton.com

5 Countrywide Porter Novelli*

Founded 1973, subsidiary of Omnicom. Managing director Neil Backwith.

Business-to-business 68%, consumer 28%. Clients include

PricewaterhouseCoopers, UDV, APME. No e-mail address provided. Web site

www.countrywidepn.co.uk

6 BSMG Worldwide*

Formerly Charles Barker, subsidiary of Interpublic. CEO (UK) David

Brain, client services Frances Holloway. Broadly based. Clients include

BP Amoco, Kingfisher, IBM. E-mail fburr@bsmg.com, web site www.bsmg.com

7 Burson-Marsteller*

Founded 1967 in UK, subsidiary of WPP. CEO Allan Biggar. No breakdown of

activities available. Clients include Accenture, Johnson & Johnson,

Unilever. E-mail beck-arnold@uk.bm.com, web site www.bm.com

8 GCI/APCO*

Founded 1976, subsidiary of Grey Global Group. CEO GCI UK Adrian

Wheeler, MD APCO UK Nick De Luca. Clients include Procter & Gamble,

British Airways.

E-mail awheeler@gcieurope.com/ndeluca@apcouk.com, web site

www.gciuk.com/www.apco-europe.com

9 Good Relations Group

Founded 1960, subsidiary of Chime Communications. Chairman Trevor

Morris. No analysis of services provided. Clients include UK Online,

Tiscali, The Met Office. E-mail afossey@goodrelations.co.uk, web site

www.goodrelations.co.uk

10 Biss Lancaster*

Founded 1978, subsidiary of Havas Advertising. Managing director Isabel

Greenwood. Consumer 45% and business-to-business 55%. Clients include

Corus, Butlins, KPMG. No e-mail address given. Web site

www.bisslancaster.com

11 Chime Online

Newly launched subsidiary of Chime Communications. Managing director

Nick Taylor, client services Simon Jones. IT/e-commerce specialist 100%.

Clients include Hewlett-Packard, Siemens, Sony. E-mail

simon@chimeonline.com, web site www.chime.plc.uk

12 Ketchum*

Founded 1983, subsidiary of Omnicom. Managing director Jon Higgins,

marketing director Anna Burns. Consumer 50%, business-to-business 48%.

Clients include Procter & Gamble, Janssen, BT. E-mail

anna.burns@ketchum.com, web site www.ketchumcomms.co.uk

13 Edelman PR Worldwide*

Founded 1967, subsidiary of Daniel J. Edelman US. CEO Tari Hibbitt.

Consumer 44%, business-to-business 35%, investor relations 15%. Clients

include Astra Zeneca, BT Genie, Microsoft. E-mail london@edelman.com,

web site www.edelman.com

14 Medical Action Communications

Subsidiary of Quintiles Transnational Corp. Managing director Smita

Desai. Specialist in healthcare 100%. Clients include Johnson & Johnson,

Pfizer, Hoffman-La Roche. E-mail team@medicalaction.co.uk, web site

www.medicalaction.com

15 College Hill

Founded 1990, privately owned. Managing director Alex Sandberg, client

services Dick Millard. Investor relations 92%. Clients include Telkom,

Old Mutual, Liberty International. E-mail pr@collegehill.com, web site

www.collegehill.com

16 Grayling*

Founded 1981, subsidiary of Havas Advertising. Managing director Nigel

Kennedy. Consumer 35%, business-to-business 36%, political 29%. Clients

include Investors in People, Unilever Bestfoods (UK), Microsoft. No

e-mail address given, web site www.graylinggroup.com

17 Cohn & Wolfe*

Founded 1989 (UK), subsidiary of Y&R (WPP). Managing director Martin

Ellis. Consumer 55%, business-to-business 40%. Clients include Orange,

Eli Lilly, Colgate Palmolive. E-mail martin-ellis@uk.cohnwolfe.com, web

site www.cohnwolfe.com

18 Fishburn Hedges

Founded 1991, subsidiary of Omnicom. CEO Neil Hedges, joint MD Ron

Finlay. Business-to-business and corporate 64%. Clients include BT, Dept

of Environment, Transport & Regions, Shell. E-mail

ron.finlay@fishburnhedges.co.uk, web site www.fishburn-hedges.com

19 Freud Communications

Founded 1990, subsidiary of AMV.BBDO Omnicom. Managing director Gaby

Zein, client services Clare Chilcott. Consumer 100%. Clients include BT,

Nike, Lever Faberge. E-mail clare@freudcommunications.com, web site

www.freudcommunications.com

20 Firefly Communications*

Founded 1988, privately owned. Managing director Claire Walker, client

services Annabel Abbs. IT/e-commerce specialist 80%. Clients include

Compaq, Motorola, ICL. E-mail mark.mellor@firefly.co.uk, web site

www.firefly.co.uk

21 The Shire Hall Group*

Founded 1989, subsidiary of WPP. CEO Margot James. Healthcare 100%.

Clients include GlaxoSmithKline, Astra Zeneca, Novartis. E-mail

info@shirehall.co.uk, web site www.shirehall.co.uk

22 Golin/Harris International*

Restructured subsidiary of Interpublic. Managing director Sue Farr.

Consumer, business-to-business, political, internal. Clients include

Lloyds TSB, Bass Brewers, KPMG. No e-mail address provided. Web site

www.golinharris.com

23 Fleishman-Hillard UK*

Founded in UK 1987, subsidiary of Omnicom. COO Europe Jack Modzelewski.

Business-to-business 79%, consumer 81%. Clients include Nortel, Procter

& Gamble, GlaxoSmithKline. E-mail uk.info@fleishman.com, web site

www.fleishman.com

24 Key Communications*

Founded 1984, recently acquired by Incepta. Chairman Colin Kent. B2B

71%, consumer 21%, internal 8%. Clients incl Mars,

PricewaterhouseCoopers, Eutelsat. E-mail davidw@keycommunications.co.uk,

web site www.keycommunications.co.uk

25 Harrison Cowley*

Founded 1962, privately owned. Managing director David Heal, client

services Denise Mullen. Consumer 69%, B2B 25%.Clients include Camelot,

DFEE National Training Awards, Cap Gemini. E-mail

davidh@harrisoncowley.com, web site www.harrisoncowley.com

26 August.One Communications*

Founded 1999, subsidiary of One Monday Group. Managing director Stuart

Handley, client services John Fraser. Business-to-business 50%. Clients

include Microsoft, British Gas, Gartner. E-mail info@augustone.co.uk,

web site www.augustone.com

27 Brodeur Worldwide*

Founded 1980, subsidiary of Omnicom. Managing director Andrea Burton.

IT specialist 100%. Clients include Cable & Wireless, IBM, Symbol.

E-mail response@uk.brodeur.com, web site www.brodeuruk.com

28 Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide*

Subsidiary of WPP. Managing director Donna Zurcher. Business-to-business

56%, consumer 39%. Clients include BP, TV Licensing, Novartis. E-mail

donna.zurcher@uk.ogilvy.com, web site www.ogilvypr.com

29 The Red Consultancy*

Founded 1994, recently acquired by Incepta. Chairman Lesley Brend, MD

David Fuller. Consumer and business-to-business. Clients include

Microsoft, DHL, Johnson & Johnson. E-mail red@redconsultancy.com, web

site www.redconsultancy.com

30 Consolidated Communications*

Founded 1990, privately owned. CEO Alastair Gornall. MD Sarah Robinson.

Consumer 70%, business-to-business, political. Clients include Virgin,

Budweiser, Disney Home Video. E-mail alastair@consol.co.uk, website

www.consol.co.uk

31 Manning Selvage & Lee*

Founded 1987, subsidiary of Bbcom3. CEO Jackie Elliot. Consumer 51%,

business-to-business 49%. Clients include Philips, Procter & Gamble,

Western Union. E-mail results@mslpr.co.uk, web site www.mslpr.co.uk

32 MacLaurin*

Founded 1993, privately owned. CEO Brian MacLaurin, MD Vikki Stace. Main

strengths IT and leisure sectors. Clients include BT Cellnet, Ogilvy

UK/Europe, Disney. E-mail ceo@maclaurin.com, web site www.maclaurin.com

33 Band & Brown Communications

Founded 1991, privately owned. Managing director Gill Brown, CEO Nick

Band. Consumer and business-to-business, IT/e-commerce 70%, financial

services 20%. Clients include BT, Cisco, First Direct. E-mail

nick.band@bbpr.com, web site www.bbpr.com

34 Lansons Communications*

Founded 1989, privately owned. Chairman Clare Parsons, CEO Tony Langham.

Specialist 100% in financial services. Clients include Charles Schwab

Europe, Fidelity, Marks & Spencer Financial Services. E-mail

pr@lansons.com, web site www.lansons.com

35 Lexis Public Relations*

Founded 1992, privately owned. CEO Bill Jones, client services Tim

Adams. Consumer 60%, business-to-business 30%, internal 10%. Clients

include GuinnessUDV, Powergen, Barclaycard/Barclays. E-mail

bjones@lexispr.co.uk, web site www.lexispr.co.uk

36 Richmond Towers

Founded 1930, privately owned. Managing director Richard Jupe. Packaged

goods 90%, both consumer and business-to-business. Clients include

Baxters, Pernod Ricard, King UK. E-mail mail@richmondtowers.com, web

site www.richmondtowers.com

37 Nexus Choat*

Founded 1998, privately owned. Managing director Jim Horsley, client

services Amanda Cryer. Consumer 80%, B2B 20%. Clients include Birds Eye

Wall's, Muller, Burger King. E-mail ncpr@nexuschoat.co.uk, web site

www.nexuschoat.co.uk

38 Lewis Communications

Founded 1995, privately owned. Managing director Chris Lewis, client

services Ilona Hitel. IT specialist 100%. Clients include SAP, TDK,

Cognos. E-mail info@lewispr.com, web site www.lewispr.com

39 Camargue

Founded 1987, privately owned. Managing director Andrew Litchfield. All

business-to-business, a specialist in property development 80%. Clients

include Carillion, Railtrack, BT. E-mail alitchfield@camarguepr.com, web

site www.camarguepr.com

40 The Communication Group*

Founded 1986, privately owned. Managing director Peter Hamilton. Broadly

based with strengths in professional services and leisure sectors.

Clients include Welsh Development Agency, Red Bull, Sun Intl. E-mail

enquiries@tcg-pr.co.uk, web site www.tcg-pr.co.uk

41 Jackie Cooper Public Relations

Founded 1986, privately owned. Managing director Robert Phillips, client

services Ginny Paton. Consumer specialist 100%. Clients include

Coca-Cola, Procter & Gamble, Sony. E-mail info@jcpr.com, web site

www.jcpr.com

42 Grant Butler Coomber Group*

Founded 1992, privately owned. Partners Jill Coomber, Sue Grant.

IT/e-commerce specialist 83%. Clients include Nokia, Avaya, NEC. E-mail

gbc@gbc.co.uk, web site www.gbc.co.uk

43 Bite Communications

Founded 1995, subsidiary of One Monday group. Managing director Clive

Armitage. IT specialist, consumer and business-to-business. Clients

include Oracle, BT, Apple. No e-mail address given. Web site

www.bitecomm.co.uk

44 Kaizo (The Argyll Consultancies)*

Founded 1978, publicly quoted. Managing director Crispin Manners, client

services Lesley Daley. IT/e-commerce specialist 81%. Clients include

Palm, South Africa Tourism, Aukett Europe. E-mail

ruth.luckett@kaizo.net, web site www.kaizo.net

45 Nelson Bostock Communications*

Founded 1987, privately owned. Managing director Martin Bostock, client

services Roger Nelson. Consumer and business-to-business, 70%

IT/e-commerce. Clients include NTL, Toshiba, Bacardi-Martini. E-mail

martin@nelsonbostock.com, web site www.nelsonbostock.com

46 Text 100*

Founded 1981, subsidiary of One Monday Group. Managing director Glen

Goldsmith, associate director Katie King. Business-to-business 90%.

Clients include Sun Microsystems, EMC, Deutsche Bank e-ventures. E-mail

katieki@text100.co.uk, web site www.text100.com

47 PPS Group*

Founded 1990, privately owned. Managing director Stephen Byfield, client

services Nick Keable. Public affairs specialist 100%. Clients include

Orange, Sainsbury's, Weber McGinn. E-mail

stephen.byfield@ppsgroup.co.uk, web site www.ppsgroup.co.uk

48 Staniforth Communications*

Founded 1978, privately owned. Managing director Phil Staniforth. Mainly

consumer 60%, business-to-business and political. Clients include Marks

& Spencer, Danone, Brother UK. E-mail urgent@staniforth.co.uk, web site

www.staniforth.co.uk

49 Communique Public Relations*

Founded 1986, privately owned. Managing director Iain Leslie, client

services Nathalie Bagnall. Consumer 60%, B2B 40%. Clients incl AGA

Foodservice, Thorntons, Schwan's. E-mail info@communique-pr.co.uk, web

site www.communiquepr.co.uk

50 Le Fevre Communications

Founded 1990, privately owned. Joint MDs Joy Le Fevre, Angie Moxham.

Business-to-business 59%, consumer 41%. Clients include BT, Dixons

Group, Abbey National. E-mail angie.moxham@lefevre.co.uk, web site

www.lefevre.co.uk

51 Munro & Forster Communications*

Founded 1984, privately owned. Joint MDs Brian Gunson, Julie Flexen.

Healthcare, healthcare charities, public sector 85%. Clients include

Warner Lambert, Astra Zeneca, Ortho Biotech. E-mail

contact@munroforster.com, web site www.munroforster.com

52 Portfolio Communications*

Founded 1988, privately owned. Joint MDs Sheila Gimson, Tony Martin.

Mainly business-to-business 79%. Clients include Silicon Graphics,

Sybase, Softlab. E-mail portfolio@portfoliocomms.com, web site

www.portfoliocomms.com

53 Craigie Taylor International

Founded 1981, privately owned. Managing director Kate Waterfall, deputy

MD Giles Morgan. Consumer specialist 92%. Clients include Vodafone,

Highland Distillers, Virgin. E-mail kwaterfall@craigietaylor.co.uk, web

site www.craigietaylor.co.uk

54 Fodor Wyllie

Now absorbed by Countrywide Porter Novelli. Managing director Tom

Watson. IT and e-commerce specialist 90%. Clients include Direct Line,

Thomas Cook.com, Global Wave. E-mail info@fodorwyllie.com, web site

www.fodorwyllie.com

55 ICAS PR

Founded 1979, privately owned. Managing director Carl Courtney.

Business-to-business 45%, consumer 35%. Clients include Telewest,

Bradford & Bingley, Wincanton. E-mail carl@icas.co.uk, web site

www.icas.co.uk

56 Ruder Finn UK

Subsidiary of Ruder Finn US. Managing director Alison Miles, deputy MD

John Preston. Business-to-business and healthcare specialist. Clients

include Novartis, Pharmacia, Knoll BASF Pharma. E-mail

mailbox@ruderfinn.co.uk, web site www.ruderfinn.co.uk

57 Companycare Communications*

Founded 1985, privately owned. Managing director Ian McCann, client

services Lynne Goddard. IT/e-commerce specialist 100%. Clients include

Kodak, Psion, Marconi. E-mail info@companycare.com, web site

www.companycare.com

58 Brahm PR

Founded 1988, privately owned. Managing director Malcolm Cowing.

Business-to-business 60%, consumer 25%, internal 15%. Clients include

Toyota Equip., S&A Foods, Young's Bluecrest Foods. E-mail

m.cowing@brahm.com, web site www.brahm.com

59 Grandfield*

Founded 1993, publicly quoted. Managing director Nicholas Boakes.

Investor relations 50%, business-to-business 50%. Clients include Arthur

Andersen, Institnet, easyjet. E-mail enquires@grandfield.com, web site

www.grandfield.com

60 Banner Corporation

Founded 1985, subsidiary of Y&R WPP. Joint MDs Robert Hollier, Chris

Corfield. IT specialist 100%. Clients include GE Information Services,

Cisco, Verisign. E-mail info@b1.com, web site www.b1.com

61 Joe Public Relations

Founded 1998, subsidiary of One Monday Group. Managing director Matthew

Wood. Mainly consumer 92.5%. Clients include Tesco, Umbro, Woolworths.

E-mail triciaa@joepublicrelations.co.uk, web site

www.joepublicrelations.co.uk

62 Golley Slater Public Relations*

Founded 1957, privately owned. Managing director Althea Taylor-Salmon.

Business-to-business 70%, consumer 30%. Clients include The Army,

Ingersoll Rand, Persimmon. E-mail londonpr@golleyslater.co.uk, web site

www.golleyslater.co.uk

63 AD Communications*

Founded 1984, privately owned. Managing director Richard Allen. All

business-to-business, including printing/publishing 70%. Clients include

IPEX 2002, Xeikon, Komori. E-mail richard@adcommunications.co.uk, web

site www.adcoms.co.uk

64 Flagship Group*

Founded through mergers, 1999. CEO Diana Soltmann. Business-to-business

40%, political 35%. Clients include Electrocomponents, BAA, South

Africa. E-mail diana.soltmann@flagshipgroup.co.uk, web site

www.flagshipgroup.co.uk

65 Binns & Company

Founded 1994, privately owned. Managing director Peter Binns. Broadly

based, 70% business-to-business. Clients include Clearstream

International, Filtronic, Ultraframe. E-mail mail@binnspr.co.uk, web

site www.binnspr.com

66 Cartmell Group*

Founded 1976, privately owned. Managing director Gary Cartmell, client

services Amanda Wood. Consumer specialist (100%). Clients include Arriva

Northern Spirit, Tesco Stores, Seagram. E-mail info@cartmellcom.com, web

site www.cartmellcom.com

67 HCC De Facto Group

Founded 1998, privately owned. Managing director Richard Cripps.

Healthcare specialist 100%. Clients include Agfa, Biacore, Nikon. E-mail

info@hccdefacto.com, web site www.hccdefacto.com

68 Roger Staton Associates*

Founded 1976, privately owned. Managing director Roger Staton.

Business-to-business 100%. Clients include Ericsson, ABB, Tellabs.

E-mail mail@rsagroup.com, web site www.rsagroup.com

69= BGB

Founded 1991, privately owned. Managing director Bronwyn Gold Blyth.

Leisure sector specialist 95%. Clients include Bass Hotels & Resorts,

Australian Tourist Commission, First Choice. E-mail pr@bgb.co.uk, web

site under construction

69= BMA Communications

Founded 1989, privately owned. Managing director Jane Beechey, client

services Lindsay Morgan. Consumer 89% and business-to-business. Clients

include Tesco, First Drinks Brands, Coty. E-mail

enquires@bmacommunications.co.uk

71 Noiseworks

Founded 1990, privately owned. MD Nick Hayes, client services James

Hanson. E-commerce 100%. Clients include Cap Gemini Ernst & Young, Lotus

Development, Real Networks. E-mail noise@noiseworks.com, web site

www.noiseworks.com

72 DPA Corporate Communications

Founded 1980, privately owned. Managing director Jean Gomes.

IT/e-commerce specialist, 100%. Clients include Sun Microsystems, Sony

Broadcast & Professional, Veritas Software. E-mail dpa@dpacoms.com, web

site www.dpacoms.com

73 Johnson King

Founded 1992, privately owned. Managing director Mike King, client

services Helen Banyard. Business-to-business IT specialist 100%. Clients

include Sophos, iZ, Juniper. E-mail info@johnsonking.co.uk, web site

www.johnsonking.co.uk

74 Herald Communications*

Founded 1988, recently bought by Fleishman-Hillard Omnicom. London MD

Sarka Klofacova. IT and leisure specialist. Clients include Olympus,

Gala Leisure, Fox Pathe. E-mail klofacova@heraldcommunications.com, web

site www.heraldcommunications.com

75 Strategic Alliance International

Founded 1991, privately owned. Chairman Nicholas Flowerdew, MD Nigel

Parker. IT business-to-business specialist 100%. Clients include ADC,

GCI Telecom, Zebra. E-mail nicholasf@strategicpr.net, web site

www.strategicpr.net

76 The EuroPR Group*

Founded 1988, privately owned. Managing director Richard Price. IT 61%,

healthcare 30%. Clients include NEC, Peter Black Healthcare, Lazy

Software. E-mail info@europrgroup.com, web site www.europrgroup.com

77 Midnight Communications*

Founded 1995, privately owned. Managing director Caraline Brown, client

services Vicki Hughes. Specialist in IT/e-commerce 90%. Clients include

Gorilla Park, Adobe Systems, Affinity Holdings. E-mail

enquiries@midnight.co.uk, web site www.midnight.co.uk

78 RPPR

Founded 1991, subsidiary of Hill Murray. Joint MDs David Freedman,

Julian Davies. Business-to-business 60%, consumer 40%. Clients include

McCain Foods, Logica, AIG Life. E-mail info@rppr.co.uk, web site

www.rppr.co.uk

79 AS Biss & Co*

Founded 1995, privately owned. Chairman Adele Biss, MD Jeremy Sweeney.

Political 85% and business-to-business. Clients include Nestle UK,

Phonesites, Federation of Tour Operators. E-mail info@asbiss.com, web

site www.asbiss.com

80 Sinclair Mason

Founded 1986, privately owned. Managing director Tim Sinclair, client

services Sally Habercham. Consumer and business-to-business. Clients

include BT, Garretts, Global Platform. E-mail hq@sinclairmason.com, web

site www.sinclairmason.com

81 Spreckley Partners

Founded 1983, privately owned. Managing director Mike Spreckley.

Business-to-business 70% and consumer. Clients include BT, Corps of

Commissionaires, Staffware. E-mail info@spreckley.co.uk, web site

www.spreckley.co.uk

82 Ptarmigan Consultants*

Founded 1990, privately owned. Managing director Gordon Forbes. Mainly

consumer 80% and business-to-business 12%. Clients include Nestle UK,

Morrison Supermarkets, Carlsberg-Tetley. E-mail

gordon@ptarmiganpr.co.uk, web site www.ptarmiganpr.co.uk

83 Oast Communications

Privately owned. Managing director Richard Arkle. Specialist in IT and

e-commerce 100%, all business-to-business. Clients include Siebel

Systems, IBM, Interact Commerce. E-mail info@oastcommunications.com, web

site www.oastcommunications.com

84 Polhill Communications

Founded 1986, privately owned. Managing director Chris Harvey.

Specialist 93% in financial services, also public sector. Clients

include DTI, Edinburgh Fund Managers, Citibank. E-mail

c.harvey@polhill.com, web site www.polhill.com

85 Berkeley PR International

Founded 1988, privately owned. Managing director Chris Hewitt. All

IT/e-commerce. Clients include Gomez Advisors, Ericsson,

Hewlett-Packard, NCD. E-mail chris.hewitt@berkeleypr.co.uk, web site

www.berkeleypr.co.uk

86 Barkers Public Relations*

Founded 1963, subsidiary of BNB Resources. Birmingham MD Dianne Page,

Scotland MD Nevin McGhee. Consumer 60%, B2B 19%, internal 14%. No client

details given. E-mail d.page@barkets-birmingham.co.uk,

n.mcghee@barkets-scot.com. No web site

87 Kinross & Render*

Founded 1987, privately owned. Managing director Sara Render.

Business-to-business 70%, consumer 20%. Clients include Xerox,

BroadVision, Smartbunkers. E-mail sara@kinross-and-render.co.uk, web

site www.kinross-and-render.co.uk

88 Lowe Fusion Healthcare

Founded 1987, subsidiary of Interpublic. CEO Neil Kendle, MD Julia Cook.

Healthcare 100%. Clients include Novartis, Elan Pharmaceuticals, Astra

Zeneca. E-mail office@lowefusion.co.uk, web site www.lowefusion.com

(about to be launched)

89 Quay West Communications

Founded 1982, privately owned. Managing director Barry Whichello.

Specialist 100% in business-to-business across range of industries.

Clients include Global Marine, Vaillant, MacLellan Intl. E-mail

admin@quay-west.co.uk, web site www.quay-west.co.uk

90 The Whiteoaks Consultancy*

Founded 1993, privately owned. Managing director Bill Nichols, client

services Gill Craig. Business-to-business specialist, 95% IT. Clients

include Autodesk, Xerox, Tektronix. E-mail billn@whiteoaks.co.uk, web

site www.whiteoaks.co.uk

91 Phipps Public Relations*

Founded 1989, privately owned. Managing director Nick Hindle. Consumer

80% and business-to-business. Clients include German Wine Information

Service, Sony Entertainment, Jordans Cereals. E-mail info@phippspr.co.uk

92 Republic*

Founded 1997, privately owned. Joint MDs Jane Howard and Deborah Lewis.

Mix of consumer 40% and business-to-business 47%. Clients include Kodak,

Miller Brewing, Varvis. E-mail info@republicpr.com, web site

www.republic.com

93 Hobsbawm Macaulay Communications

Founded 1993, privately owned. Chairwoman Julia Hobsbawm, MD Sarah

Brown. Main strengths in public sector, arts, charities. Clients include

The King's Fund, The Economist, V&A Museum. E-mail info@hmclondon.co.uk,

web site www.forwardplanning.net

94 Northern Profile

Founded 1994, privately owned. Managing director Nick Brown, client

services Helen Hargrove. Diverse client range including British Army,

DTI, Chrysalis Group. E-mail nick@northernprofile.com, web site

www.northernprofile.com

95 Camron Public Relations

Founded 1981, privately owned. Managing director Judy Tobias. Consumer

specialist 100%. Clients include Selfridges, Marks & Spencer, Twyford

Bathrooms. E-mail j.tobias@camron-pr.co.uk. No web site.

96 Lawson Dodd*

Founded 1992, privately owned. Joint MDs Joanna Dodd, Belinda Lawson.

Business-to-business 59%, consumer 41%. Clients include Barclays Private

Equity, Esselte Corporation, Spontex. E-mail iam@lawsondodd.co.uk, web

site www.lawsondodd.co.uk

97 Elizabeth Hindmarch PR*

Founded 1982, privately owned. Managing director Elizabeth Hindmarch,

associate director Leigh-Ann Wilson. Consumer specialist 94%. Clients

include Wella, Miele. Comet. E-mail info@ehpr.co.uk

98 Myriad Public Relations

Founded 1989, privately owned. Managing director Steve Weaving, client

services Jane Browning. Business-to-business specialist across range of

industries. Clients include Pearl Assurance, 3M, Durex. E-mail

myriad@myriadpr.com, web site www.myriadpr.com

99 Splash Communications

Founded 1996, privately owned. Managing director Paul Barrett.

Business-to-business 80%, consumer 20%. Clients include Freeplay Energy

Europe, Recruitment & Employment Confederation. E-mail

info@splash-Bath.co.uk. No web site.

100 Colman Getty

Founded 1987, privately owned. Managing director Dotti Irving. Mainly

consumer, a specialist in publishing. Clients include The Booker Prize,

JK Rowling, Employers Forum on Age. E-mail pr@colmangetty.co.uk, web

site www.colmangettypr.co.uk

101 Capitalize

Founded 1996, privately owned. Managing director Richard Moore. All

consumer, specialist in sport/entertainment. Clients include

Bacardi-Martini, Britannic Asset Management, Orange. E-mail

remoore@capitalize.co.uk, web site www.capitalize.co.uk

102 Warman & Bannister*

Founded 1979, privately owned. Head of PR Simon McKay.

Business-to-business 91%. Clients include Kraton, Philips

Semiconductors, Netcall. E-mail address simonm@warban.com, web site

www.warban.com

103 Marketforce Communications

Founded 1987, privately owned. MD David Saunders. Business-to-business

95%. Clients include Hay Management Consultants, Marks & Clerk, TCA

Synergo. E-mail pgray@marketforce-communications.co.uk, web site

www.marketforce-communications.co.uk

104 Darwall Smith Associates*

Founded 1981, privately owned. Managing director Gill Garside. Consumer

specialist, 100%. Clients include Procter & Gamble, 20th Century Fox

Home Entertainment, Ferrero UK. E-mail gill@dsapr.co.uk, web site

www.dsapr.co.uk

105 Flapjack Communications

Founded 1996, privately owned. MD Jacki Vause, client services Jackie

Bissell. Consumer 45% and business-to-business 45%. Clients include

Think Natural, ABC Electronic, E-street. E-mail enquiries@flapjack.com,

web site www.flapjack.com

106 EML

Founded 1987, privately owned. Managing director Geoff Boyes, client

services Richard Parker. IT specialist 100%. Clients include NEC

Semiconductor, Dolphin Telecom, Bookham Technology. E-mail em@eml.com,

web site www.eml.com

107 Eulogy!

Founded 1996, privately owned. Joint MDs Sheena Horgan, Adrian Brady.

Business-to-business 70%, consumer 30%. Clients include Bananalotto,

Intuit, The Read group. E-mail pr@eulogy.co.uk. No web site.

108 Charlton Communications

Founded 1992, privately owned. Managing director Mike Rowe.

Business-to-business 80%, consumer 20%. Clients include Bishop's Move,

Nominet, Solvay Healthcare. E-mail info@charlton.co.uk, web site

www.charlton.co.uk

109 Sante Communications

Founded 1995, privately owned. Managing director Liz Shanahan, executive

director Janine Hogan. Healthcare specialist 100%. Clients include

Boeringer Ingecheim, GlaxoSmithKline, Boots the Chemists. E-mail

info@sante.co.uk, web site www.sante.co.uk

110 Vital

Founded 1995, privately owned. Managing director Jeremy Eaton. Consumer

70%, internal 20%. Clients include Wolverhampton & Dudley Breweries,

Grey Archer, Dennis Interactive. E-mail jeremy@vitalonline.co.uk, web

site www.vitalonline.co.uk

111 TTA Public Relations*

Founded 1989, privately owned. MD Tricia Topping. Business-to-business

and consumer, especially construction sector. Clients include Alfred

McAlpine Homes, Cala Homes, Linden Homes. E-mail

headoffice@tta-pr.co.uk, web site www.tta-pr.co.uk

112 JBP Public Relations*

Founded 1984, privately owned. Managing director Linda Taylor.

Business-to-business 55%, consumer 30%. Clients include Realm Outlet

Centre Management, Compass Group, Herbalife Europe. E-mail pr@jbp.co.uk,

web site www.jbp.co.uk

113 Shine Communications*

Founded 1998, privately owned. Managing director Rachel Bell. Consumer

specialist 100%. Clients include Interbrew, Birds Eye Wall's,

Timberland. E-mail brilliance@shinecom.com, web site www.shineon-

line.com

114 Marbles*

Founded 1991, privately owned. Joint MDs Sue Beard, Jan Stannard.

Business-to-business 68% and consumer 30%. Clients include Energis,

Discovery foods, Convergys. E-mail central@marbles.co.uk, web site

www.marbles.co.uk

115 Bastion

Founded 1993, privately owned. Managing director Dean Barrett, client

services Ciaran Brennan. Leisure specialist, 80% consumer. Clients

include Microsoft, CMP, Virgin Interactive. E-mail pr@bastion.co.uk, web

site www.bastion.co.uk

116 Gordon Bruce Associates

Founded 1982, privately owned. Managing director David Dowse. Specialist

100% in automotive, both consumer and business-to-business. Clients

include Ford, Clarion, Jaguar. E-mail pr@gordonbruce.com, web site

www.gordonbruce.com

117 VLP*

Founded 1991, privately owned. Managing director John Levick.

Business-to-business 84.6%. Clients include Railtrack, Winterthur Life

Credit Suisse, Axxia Systems. E-mail info@vlp.co.uk, web site

www.vlp.co.uk

118 Multimedia PR & Marketing

Founded 1992, privately owned. Managing director Barrie Desmond, client

services Mark Waite. Business-to-business IT 98% specialist. Clients

include Ericsson, Datrontech, D-Link. E-mail malcomi@multimediapr.co.uk,

web site www.multimediapr.com

119 Mere Communications Group

Founded 1994, privately owned. Managing director Anthony Tighe, client

services Barry Glinister. Consumer 45%, business-to-business 25%,

internal PR 30%. Clients include Intersport, F Duerr, Silentnight.

E-mail pr@mere.co.uk, web site www.mere.co.uk

120 Kestrel Worldcom

Founded 1972, privately owned. MD John Dresser. Business-to-business

65%, consumer 20%, internal 15%. Clients include Biffa Waste Services,

Xantic, Moat House Hotels. E-mail kestrel@kestrelcomms.co.uk, web site

www.kestrelworldcom.com

121 Willoughby Public Relations*

Founded 1992. Managing director Julia Willoughby. Consumer 65%,

business-to-business 30%. Clients include Lloyds Pharmacy, Beverage

Brands, Miller Homes. E-mail juliaw@willoughby-pr.co.uk, web site

www.willoughby-pr.co.uk

122 Kable PR*

Founded 1991, subsidiary of The Point Organisation. MD Anna Hooper,

client services Katie Bull. Consumer 70% and business-to-business 25%.

Clients include Yoplait Dairy Crest, Ineos, Worldspan. E-mail

info@kablepr.co.uk, web site www.kablepr.co.uk

123 Propeller Group

Founded 1989, privately owned. Managing director Martin Loat. Consumer

50%, business-to-business 50%. Clients include Interflora, Telegraph

Group, Translucis. E-mail martin@propcoms.com, web site

www.propellergroup.com

124= McCluskey & Associates International

Founded 1987, privately owned. Joint MDs Judy McCluskey, David Rose.

Leisure sector specialist 100%. Clients include Cayman Islands, Florida

Keys, Arizona tourism authorities. E-mail david@mccluskey.co.uk, web

site www.mccluskeyassociates.com

124= Wyatt International

Founded 1952, privately owned. Head of PR Adrian Linden.

Business-to-business 75%, consumer 20%. Clients include 3M Telecom

Systems, Nordic Timber Council, NSK Europe. E-mail

publicrelations@wyatt-inter.co.uk, web site www.wyattinternational.com

126 Midas Public Relations

Founded 1990, privately owned. Managing director Steven Williams.

Consumer, specialising in leisure sector 100%. Clients include Reader's

Digest, Pearson, Reed Exhibitions. E-mail info@midaspr.co.uk, web site

www.midaspr.co.uk

127 Barrett Dixon Bell*

Founded 1987, privately owned. Managing director Susanne Bell, client

services Henry Dixon. Business-to-business specialist 95%. Clients

include Ocean Spray, ADM, National Starch & Chemical. E-mail

henry@bdb.co.uk, web site www.bdb.co.uk

128 Catalyst Communications

Founded 1996, privately owned. Managing director John Waite.

IT/e-commerce specialist 90%. No client details provided. E-mail

info@catalystpr.com, web site www.catalystpr.com

129 Focus PR*

Founded 1991, privately owned. MD Hilary Meacham, client services

Camilla Wiggin. Consumer 81%, business-to-business 12%. Clients include

Piaggio, Johnson Wax, Wines from Spain. E-mail vision@focuspr.co.uk, web

site www.focuspr.co.uk

130 Proteus Public Relations

Privately owned. Directors Josh Cooper and Paul Davison.

Business-to-business 60%, consumer 20%. Clients include Blue Circle,

Alliance & Leicester, Britannia Building Society. E-mail

info@proteuspr.co.uk, web site www.proteuspr.co.uk

131 Opus Group (previously Motive PR)

Founded 1996, subsidiary of Interpublic. MD Andrew Smith.

Business-to-business IT and e-commerce 100%. Clients include Yantra,

Black Box Network Services, Gold Systems. E-mail

andrew.smith@opusgroup.co.uk, web site www.opusgroup.co.uk

132 Insight Group

Founded 1988, privately owned. Senior partners Mark Robson, Maureen

Fitzpatrick. B2B IT specialist 100%. Clients include Smartforce, Openet

Telecom, MGEUPS Systems. E-mail markr@insightgroup.co.uk, web site

www.insightgroup.co.uk

133 Clareville Consultancy*

Founded 1989, privately owned. Joint MDs John Starr, Val Mumby.

Business-to-business 52%,consumer 48%. Clients include Wembley London,

Greggs, Capital Incentives. E-mail john@clareville.co.uk, web site

www.clareville.co.uk

134 Haslimann Taylor*

Founded 1987, privately owned. Managing director Bronwen Eames. Consumer

79%, bus-to-bus 17%. Clients incl Bryant Homes, Bostik Findley, Bass

Leisure Retail. E-mail info@haslimanntaylor.com, web site

www.haslimanntaylor.com

135 Communications Management PR

Founded 1987, privately owned. Managing director Pam Calvert.

Business-to-business 80%, plus consumer. Clients include Hammerson

Property UK, Henley Management College, Rebus HR. E-mail

info@cm-pr.co.uk, web site www.cm-pr.co.uk

136 Hallmark Public Relations*

Founded 1984, privately owned. Managing director Tom Watson, client

services Helen Symes. Business-to-business 40%, political 40%, and

internal relations. Clients include BAT, KPMG, B&Q. E-mail

info@hallmarkpr.co.uk, web site www.hallmarkpr.com

137 Colette Hill Associates*

Founded 1993, privately owned. MD Colette Hill. Mainly

business-to-business, specialist in professional services. Clients

include Penna Sanders & Sidney, The Hay Group, City Consultants. E-mail

heather@chapr.co.uk, web site www.chapr.co.uk

138 Buffalo Communications*

Privately owned. Managing director Kerry Hallard, client services Anna

Fraser. IT/e-commerce specialist, 88%. Clients include Capita ES,

Lexmark, Integra. E-mail info@buffalo.co.uk, web site www.buffalo.co.uk

139 Green Light Communications*

Privately owned. Managing director Nigel Bartlett-Twivey, client

services Fiona Murton-Taylor. IT/e-commerce specialist 86%. Clients

include View Sonic, AVM, Gissings. E-mail greenlight@greenlightuk.com,

web site www.greenlightuk.com

140 PS Communication Consultants

Founded 1998, privately owned. Managing director Ian Coldwell. Political

and corporate specialist. Clients include Safeway, Transco, Waste

Recycling Group. E-mail i.coldwell@psccscotland.co.uk, web site

www.psccscotland.co.uk

141 Target Public Relations*

Founded 1996, subsidiary of Target Marketing Group. Managing director

Sheena Brand. Business-to-business 55% and consumer 45%. Clients include

Littlewoods, Fuji Film, Mobil. E-mail sheena-brand@targetgroup.co.uk,

web site www.targetgroup.co.uk

142 Keene Public Affairs Consultants

Founded 1986, privately owned. Managing director Tony Richards.

Political 60%, business-to-business 20%. Clients include Singapore

Airlines, Great Lakes Chemical Corp, NRG Energy. E-mail

ton@keenepa.demon.co.uk, web site to be announced

143 Mulcaster PR & Marketing

Founded 1989, privately owned. Managing director Tan Harrington, client

services Claire Whitmarsh. Consumer specialist 100%. Clients include

First Drink Brands, Cafe Direct, Scan Foods. E-mail

info@mulcaster.co.uk, web site www.mulcaster.co.uk

144 Corixa Communications

Founded 1993, privately owned. Managing director Helen Marsden. Consumer

56%, business-to-business 36%. Clients include Green King Pub Company,

Cuprinol, World Kitchen. E-mail helen.marsden@corixa.co.uk, web site

www.corixa.co.uk

145 Atlantic Public Relations

Founded 1991, privately owned. MD Malcolm Brown. Business-to-business

40%, consumer 35%, investor 15%. Clients include KLM UK, Murray

International, Scotmid. E-mail gdoegsmith@atlanticpr.co.uk, web site

www.atlanticpr.co.uk

146 Avalon Public Relations

Founded 1997, privately owned. MD Jon Thoday. All consumer, including

leisure/entertainment 85%. Clients include ITV, Playboy, Frank Skinner.

E-mail eot@avalonuk.com. No web site.

147 Dunelm Public Relations

Founded 1981, privately owned. MD David Cheslin.

All business-to-business, specialising in professional services. Clients

include Evergreen Shipping Line, Kalmar Industries, TT Club. E-mail

info@dunelmpr.co.uk, web site www.dunelmpr.co.uk

148 The Dovetail Agency

Founded 1998, privately owned. MD Jayne Howie. Mainly

business-to-business 75%, especially leisure sector. Clients include

Harrods, Marriott International, Bacardi Global Brands. E-mail

info@dovetail-agency.co.uk, website www.dovetail-agency.co.uk

149 MXC Communications

Founded 1998, privately owned. MD Carol Barbone. Mainly

business-to-business, strong on corporate issues. Clients include Ineos

Fluor, Business in the Community, Merck Sharp & Dohme. E-mail

info@mxc.co.uk, web site www.mxc.co.uk

150 Shaw PR

Founded 1988, privately owned. MD George Shaw, client services Paula

Fitzpatrick. Business-to-business 54%, consumer 44%. Clients include

Computer 3000, Club Six, Media Contacts. E-mail geo@joshaw.co.uk, web

site www.joshaw.co.uk

* Member of Public Relations Consultants Association.



TOP 15 CRISIS MANAGEMENT AGENCIES

Rank Agency Income 2000 Crisis management

(pounds) (pounds)

1 Countrywide Porter Novelli 20,906,000 1,882,000

2 Biss Lancaster 11,282,000 1,692,000

3 Hill & Knowlton UK 28,934,000 1,302,000

4 Edelman PR Worldwide 10,458,000 837,000

5 GCI/APCO 16,282,000 814,000

6 Grayling 9,291,000 557,000

7 Ketchum 10,570,000 529,000

8 Consolidated Communications 5,197,000 520,000

9 Key Communications 6,410,000 449,000

10 BSMG Worldwide 17,919,000 358,000

11 BRAHM PR 2,365,000 355,000

12 Lansons Communications 4,630,000 347,000

13 Cohn & Wolfe 8,409,000 336,000

14 Fishburn Hedges 8,158,000 326,000

15 Staniforth Communications 2,911,000 291,000

TOP 15 INTERNAL COMMUNICATIONS AGENCIES

Rank Agency Income 2000 Internal PR

(pounds) (pounds)

1 Weber Shandwick Worldwide 31,929,000 1,916,000

2 Hill & Knowlton UK 28,934,000 1,447,000

3 BSMG Worldwide 17,919,000 1,075,000

4 Countrywide Porter Novelli 20,906,000 836,000

5 Golin/Harris International 6,708,

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