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Welcome to the ASA's latest news. This section contains the latest news, announcements and developments.

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New alcohol e-learning module to support responsible advertising

31 July 2015

CAP has launched its first e-learning module to help develop and support marketers’ knowledge and understanding of the alcohol rules so they are better equipped to advertise responsibly.

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Call-forwarding services

16 July 2015

We’ve received a steady stream of complaints about call-forwarding services. We have some guidance for advertisers and advice for consumers.

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Having more impact, being more proactive

15 June 2015

A message from our Chairman, Rt Hon Lord Smith of Finsbury, taken from our 2014 Annual Report.

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ASA considers CMA referral of three online games

04 June 2015

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has referred three online games to us due to concerns around how online app-based games are advertised and paid for.

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New ASA Director of Communications appointed

28 May 2015

We have appointed Craig Jones as our new Director of Communications. He succeeds Lynsay Taffe who has joined the Commonwealth Development Corporation.

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