Advertising Standards Authority

Type: Organization
Name: Advertising Standards Authority
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated 5 hours ago - 2 reports

HS2 Ltd forced to withdraw advert after accuracy complaint

22 . 10 . 14 HS2 Ltd was forced to withdraw an advertisement promoting the project after the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) agreed with a complaint that it was misleading.The DfT says it “stands by” the information in the now-withdrawn video.Camden ... [Published Rail Technology Magazine - 23 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Agencies facing alcohol ad probe

The Advertising Association and the IPA have notified agencies that they may be called to the House of Lords to give evidence on marketing alcohol. The warning comes after the House of Lords European Union Sub-Committee on Home Affairs, Health and Education ... [Published Brand Republic - 6 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Firm’s ‘retweet’ competitions lands it in hot water

A firm that promoted, via a series of tweets, a number of competitions, has had a complaint against it upheld by the advertising watchdog.The Advertising Standards Authority ruling does not say what the firm, HarrisonCole, does in the way of business, ... [Published Property Industry Eye - 10 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Is uncapped really uncapped?

Many companies are promoting their data offerings as uncapped or unlimited, but consumers should read the fine print Many telecommunications operators and Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in South Africa are promoting their data products as “uncapped” ... [Published MyBroadband.co.za - 19 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

GSK-MaxiNutrition loses protein health claims appeal

Sir Hayden Phillips, the man tasked with performing ‘independent reviews’ of UK Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) rulings, has backed a July ruling against GlaxoSmithKline sports brand MaxiNutrition for exaggerated protein-recovery claims.After the ... [Published Food and Drink Europe - 22 hours ago]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 2 reports

Spicerhaart wins challenge to get rival firm's ad banned

Spicerhaart estate agency's claim that a rival Essex-based firm used a misleading advert has been upheld by the Advertising Standards Agency (ASA).Essex Countryside has been ordered not to use an advert which claimed it offered both the cheapest way to ... [Published Mortgage Solutions - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Agency’s Twitter competition ruled in breach of advertising rules

An online estate agency from Bolton has been rapped by advertising watchdogs after being accused of giving Twitter competition prizes to people connected to the business.Harrison Cole promoted prize draws for Nandos food, an iPhone case and an iPad mini ... [Published Prolific North - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

A nail in the coffin for payday lenders?

More woe for Wonga it appears.Less than a week has passed since the payday lender announced that it was writing off £220m of debts for 330,000 customers after putting in place new affordability checks, the Advertising Standards Authority has banned one ... [Published BestAdvice.co.uk - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

More Kiwis using technology to avoid commercials

Kiwis are becoming more adept at using technology to avoid digital advertising, Reachmedia independent survey results show.Of the 1,000 New Zealanders surveyed, 57 percent record television programmes simply so they can fast-forward through the comme ... [Published TechDay.co.nz - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

News24.com | The Herbalists

Are we a nation of superstitious fools? Just how gullible and naive are we? Do we believe everything people tell us? I decided to try to find out.On Thursday (16th Oct), I got hold of a copy of a popular daily newspaper. For fear of legal concussions, ... [Published News24 - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Backtrack over cancer cure claims

Zhineng Qigong Trust |A website has backtracked on claims its meditation CDs cure cancer.Zhineng Qigong Trust said buyers could access the cancer healing powers of Qi energy, through its audio CDs.A complaint was lodged with the Advertising Standards ... [Published Newstalk ZB - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

News Red faces for HS2 bosses as advertising authority pulls plug on 'misleading' promotional film

HS2 will lead to demolition and disruption in CamdenPublished: 16 October, 2014By TOM FOOTBLUNDERING High Speed 2 chiefs have removed a promotional film from the internet after a complaint that it overstated the benefits of the government’s controversial ... [Published Camden New Journal - Oct 16 2014]

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The regional press advert stated: "£99 Introducing the cheapest way to sell your home. It sounds too good to be true, but it isn't! From 17th July 2014, we are introducing a brand new way to buy and sell property."
"It should not be shown in the daytime or even at all as it's a ridiculous advert for the product it is attempting to promote."

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Agencies facing alcohol ad probe [Published Brand Republic - 6 hours ago]
Firm’s ‘retweet’ competitions lands it in hot w... [Published Property Industry Eye - 10 hours ago]
Is uncapped really uncapped? [Published MyBroadband.co.za - 19 hours ago]
GSK-MaxiNutrition loses protein health claims a... [Published Food and Drink Europe - 22 hours ago]
HS2 Ltd forced to withdraw advert after accurac... [Published Rail Technology Magazine - 23 hours ago]
Spicerhaart wins challenge to get rival firm's ... [Published Mortgage Solutions - Oct 22 2014]
'Misleading' HS2 advert withdrawn after complaint [Published Getbucks - Oct 22 2014]
Essex estate agent in trouble with ad watchdog [Published BestAdvice.co.uk - Oct 22 2014]
Agency’s Twitter competition ruled in breach of... [Published Prolific North - Oct 22 2014]
Singapore fights to contain obesity epidemic [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Oct 20 2014]
A nail in the coffin for payday lenders? [Published BestAdvice.co.uk - Oct 20 2014]
More Kiwis using technology to avoid commercials [Published TechDay.co.nz - Oct 19 2014]
News24.com | The Herbalists [Published News24 - Oct 19 2014]
‘This proves homeopathy doesn’t work’ [Published The Nation Pakistan - Oct 19 2014]
Backtrack over cancer cure claims [Published Newstalk ZB - Oct 19 2014]
Dozens of complaints for life insurance ad huge... [Published Mail Online UK - Oct 17 2014]
BMW M4 Convertible Advert Banned [Published Cars.co.za - Oct 17 2014]
Your Voice Thursday October 16 [Published Evening Telegraph - Oct 17 2014]
News Red faces for HS2 bosses as advertising au... [Published Camden New Journal - Oct 16 2014]
MP backs plan to take action on phishing [Published Dorset Echo - Oct 16 2014]
Senet Group hunts shop for responsible gambling... [Published Media Week Online - Oct 16 2014]
ITV panned for condom advert during You've Been... [Published Telegraph - Oct 15 2014]
BMW M4 Convertible Commercial Banned in the UK ... [Published Auto Evolution - Oct 15 2014]
More Than 80% of Children Lie About Their Age t... [Published Crosswalk - Oct 15 2014]
Web-user warned over online copycat fraudsters [Published South Wales Guardian - Oct 15 2014]
Fireball ‘frat cups’ campaign hots up [Published Morning Advertiser - Oct 15 2014]
Hotel chain price guarantee was misleading, say... [Published Travel Mole - Oct 15 2014]
Expedia falls foul of advertising watchdog [Published Travel Mole - Oct 15 2014]
MP welcomes action on misleading websites [Published Mags4dorset - Oct 15 2014]
Diageo slammed for Captain Morgan ad which ‘str... [Published The Drum - Oct 15 2014]
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Pharmacy to Remove Homeopathic Product Followin... [Published Scoop NZ - General - Oct 10 2014]
The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has upheld a complaint regarding advertising of the homeopathic product “ No-Jet-Lag ” in an Auckland pharmacy. The complaint, which was lodged with the ASA by the Society for Science Based Healthcare in July, ...
Poundworld claims take a pounding | Media Monkey [Published Media: Media Monkey | guardian.co.uk - Oct 08 2014]
When is a pound shop not a pound shop? When it sells items for £8.99, according to the Advertising Standards Authority . Wakefield-based Poundworld Retail has come a cropper with the advertising watchdog after claiming everything £1 on its website ...
Anti-fluoride ad is pulled after yet another AS... [Published Scoop NZ - General - Oct 01 2014]
The NZ Dental Association acknowledges the Advertising Standards Authority on their recent decision, that of finding yet another Fluoride Free NZ advertisement to be misleading. ...
Stuart Nash voted against wishes of Napier Elec... [Published Scoop NZ - Politics - Sep 17 2014]
Napier Conservative Party Candidate Garth McVicar says the recent decision by the Advertising Standards Authority in reply to a complaint laid by Stuart Nash’s campaign manager confirms that Nash voted against the wishes of the Napier electorate. Robert ...
South Africa High Court rules in favor of BDS S... [Published Mondoweiss - Sep 17 2014]
After a months long court battle BDS South Africa ( BDS-SA ) won a “precedent-setting” freedom of expression court case last Thursday, September 11. In October 2012 BDS-SA along with the Palestine Solidarity Alliance (PSA) purchased advertisements on ...
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