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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.
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.
21 August 2014
We've established a closer working relationship with the General Dental Council (GDC), so that they can refer misleading ads to us in a more efficient and effective way.
30 July 2014
We've banned a further three payday loan adverts for being socially irresponsible. The complaints were lodged by Citizen’s Advice, and form part of our on-going commitment to ensuring that payday loan ads are socially responsible.
28 July 2014
Last week (23 July 2014) we ruled against Auction House UK Ltd for misleadingly advertising property auction “guide prices”; these are prices which give an indication of the price that the property is expected to sell for and what the vendor is hoping to achieve.