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Clampdown on 'misleading' broadband ads as new rules come into force

Telecoms firms can no longer separate the cost of broadband and line rental from today

31 October 2016

'Misleading' Walkers crisps competition banned

The advertising watchdog has banned an ad for a Walkers crisps competition after more than 100 complaints

17 August 2016

'Misleading' Nurofen TV advert banned

A Nurofen advert that claimed a product could specifically target joint and back pain has been banned from TV screens

29 June 2016

Revealed: Huge price differences between branded and own-brand medicines and generic equivalents

Some branded over-the-counter medicines can cost up to eight times as much as generic equivalents – and even 'own brand'

29 June 2016

Clampdown on 'misleading' broadband ads which don't factor in line rental costs

Broadband ads are to become clearer under tighter rules to stop companies 'confusing and misleading' customers

21 January 2016

Amazon Prime 'free trial' ad banned

An offer of a

4 March 2015

Guest Comment: How to tell whether a brand promotion is a glitch or gaffe

Jeremy Stern, managing director of PromoVeritas, makes sure brands like Cadbury and Pringles run their promotions fairly

22 December 2014

Guest Comment: More needs to be done to stamp out copycat websites

Chris Evans MP tells what he believes needs to be done to protect people from copycat websites

28 October 2014

Speedy Cash 'photos with Santa' flyer branded 'irresponsible' by watchdog

The ASA has told payday lender Speedy Cash not to target ads for its in-store events at families with children

28 May 2014

Ticket resale websites need regulating, MPs say

Second-hand ticket sales should be regulated so buyers know who they are purchasing from, a group of MPs say

25 April 2014