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Advertising watchdog bans 'misleading' equity release ad using Martin Lewis's name

The ASA has banned an online advert from an equity release firm after ruling it was 'misleading'

1 April 2021

'Irresponsible' Klarna ads banned by advertising watchdog

Four 'irresponsible' Instagram posts promoting buy now, pay later service Klarna have been banned

23 December 2020

Deliveroo advert banned for misleading customers

One of the most complained-about adverts of the year – from food delivery service Deliveroo – has been banned by the advertising regulator

4 December 2019

'Misleading' smart meter ad banned

A 'misleading' radio advert which claimed installing a smart meter could save consumers an average of 354 kilowatt hours a year has been banned

6 March 2019

Broadband adverts to show AVERAGE speeds

From next week, adverts from broadband providers will all have to show the average rather than the top speeds they offer

18 May 2018

Argos cleared over increase in prices before 3for2 sale - but it did make a price-labelling 'error'

The advertising watchdog has cleared Argos over claims it hiked a number of prices just before its popular 3for2 sale

23 March 2018

Ads for Viagogo, StubHub, Seatwave and Get Me In banned by ASA

Four major secondary ticketing websites have had their adverts banned because they didn't make additional fees clear

7 March 2018

Advertising watchdog bans fake Facebook 'Martin Lewis' ads

Three Facebook ads which used images of founder Martin Lewis have broken advertising rules

18 October 2017

MSE reports Argos to advertising watchdog over 3for2 toy sale

The advertising watchdog will

29 September 2017

Currys rapped for 'Save £200' laptop ad which did not represent a genuine saving

Currys PC World has been rebuked for a misleading advert which claimed customers could

14 June 2017