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Renewal of co-regulatory arrangement for broadcast advertising

04 November 2014

Ofcom has announced the renewal of the co-regulatory arrangement that designates responsibility for the day-to-day regulation of broadcast advertising to the ASA system.

ASA publishes review of gambling advertising

30 October 2014

Independent research reveals people are satisfied with the way gambling advertisements are regulated.

ASA consultation on new Prioritisation Principles

20 October 2014

We're launching a public consultation on new Prioritisation Principles which will provide a framework to guide us in how we allocate our resources and prioritise our work.

Keeping payday loan ads in check

15 September 2014

Payday loan advertising has attracted concern across society. That’s why regulators, consumer bodies and industry have been working to drive up standards in the sector.

'Free' trials that cost: slimming pills

21 August 2014

Today Citizens Advice reported on the findings of research they carried out into internet offers, in particular for slimming pills, which unknowingly tie people into costly subscriptions.

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