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New ASA Council Members Appointed

13 April 2015

ASA Chairman, Lord Smith has announced the appointment of two new independent Council members, Suzanne McCarthy and Wesley Henderson.

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Advertising and religion: Avoiding offence

31 March 2015

With Easter just around the corner we’re highlighting the care advertisers should take to ensure any depictions of or references to religion in their ads avoid causing offence.

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General Election adverts

26 March 2015

With the 2015 General Election around the corner, we’re reminding everyone that political adverts are outside the remit of the ASA.

Online Behavioural Advertising Report

17 March 2015

The European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance (EDAA) has published its 2014 Activity Report.

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ASA Chief Exec's speech to ISBA conference

11 March 2015

Our Chief Executive, Guy Parker has delivered a speech at the Incorporated Society of British Advertisers’ Annual Conference, highlighting our new strategy, to make every UK ad responsible.

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Dealing with complaints - FAQs

We work hard to ensure our complaints procedures are transparent. Here we answer some commonly asked questions about how we handle complaints.

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