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Payday loan adverts reported to watchdog

Payday loan adverts from Wonga, Pounds to Pocket and have been reported to the ASA by Citizens Advice

4 March 2014

Raspberry Ketone Fresh: Avoid costly diet pill ads shown on Facebook

Dieters should avoid trials from Raspberry Ketone Fresh, after customers had payments of over £150 taken unexpectedly

4 February 2014

Theatre and concert ticket sites agree to show fees upfront

Theatre and concert-goers buying tickets from seven popular online sellers will see delivery and booking fees upfront

29 January 2014

Speedy Cash 'preying on kids' by offering 'photos with Santa'

Speedy Cash handed out leaflets enticing families into payday loan shops with the promise of free photos with Santa

24 January 2014

Ed Miliband backs MSE's call to ban payday loan ads from kids' TV

Labour's leader warns he will change the law if his party is elected and advertising watchdogs don't act

11 November 2013

Letting agents must be upfront about fees, ad watchdog says

Letting agents have to be up-front about fees in ads for rental properties, says the Advertising Standards Authority

10 September 2013

'Social life' payday loan text ads banned

Text messages promoting a payday lender are banned for suggesting loans are suitable for funding a social life

19 June 2013

Payday loan crisis calls double as Kerry Katona Cash Lady TV ad banned

The number of people seeking help with payday loan debts doubled last year, says StepChange Debt Charity

8 May 2013

Payday loan firms told to play fair or be banned by OFT

Fifty leading payday lenders have got twelve weeks to change their practices or risk losing their licences

6 March 2013

BT hit with ASA rap over 'super-fast' broadband delay

The telecoms giant promised delivery of its fibre-optic network last year but customers are still waiting

11 January 2013