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The Specialist Works ranked first place in RAR Top 50 London independent agencies report

By The Drum Team | Staff Writer

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Digital Transformation article

May 25, 2012 | 8 min read

The Specialist Works has been named the top independent agency in London by the Recommended Agency Register.

In a report published in today’s issue of The Drum, the Shoreditch agency was ranked top in a review of London’s recommended independent agencies.

TH_NK came second, whilst agenda21 digital, RPM and WRG Creative Communication made up the top five in the rankings.

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The RAR Top 50 London Independent Agencies report ranks agencies on key efficiency and profitability indicators including growth, gross profit and turnover per employee.

The full list is revealed below. Meanwhile, we ask agencies on the list what advice they would offer clients for their marketing in the next twelve months here.

RANK AGENCY
1 THE SPECIALIST WORKS
2 TH_NK
3 AGENDA21 DIGITAL LTD
4 RPM
5 WRG CREATIVE COMMUNICATION
6 TOTAL MEDIA GROUP LTD
7 HARVEST DIGITAL
8 BRIGHTSOURCE
9 FORTUNE COOKIE
10 ODD
11 CRAYON
12= GYRO
12= READING ROOM
14 REALISE LIMITED
15= HOME JAMES
15= STRANGE
17 INITIALS MARKETING
18 FERRIER PEARCE
19 OUT OF HOME INTERNATIONAL
20 ERGO
21 AMBITION COMMUNICATIONS
22 ELMWOOD
23 SEQUENCE
24= BALLOON DOG
24= CIRCLE RESEARCH
24= PANCENTRIC DIGITAL
27 PULSE
28 EXPERIENCE
29 JBP PR & PARLIAMENTARY AFFAIRS
30 AOK EVENTS
31 DESIGN CULTURE ASSOCIATES LTD
32 CTI DIGITAL
33= SPINNAKER
33= STREAMUK
35= CATCH DIGITAL
35= GOLLEY SLATER GROUP
37 HAYGARTH
38 23RED
39 GOOD CREATIVE
40 NU CREATIVE
41 BRASS
42 BWP GROUP LTD
43 FDC
44 AARDVARK MEDIA LIMITED
45 KEEPTHINKING
46= BETTER BRIEF
46= MIND CORPORATION
46= THEM
49 NAVIGATE DIGITAL
50 SIMPLEUSABILITY

The full report is published in the 25 May issue of The Drum, which is available for subscribers to download here.

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