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Council recruitment

19 October 2016

We're seeking three new Members for our Council to play a key role and help shape the direction of advertising regulation.

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Bad taste or offensive?

07 October 2016

Ads shouldn’t contain anything that’s likely to cause serious or widespread offence. But how do we decide what is and isn’t acceptable?

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Lord Borrie (1931-2016)

06 October 2016

The ASA team are saddened by news of the death of our former Chairman, Lord Gordon Borrie QC, on Friday 30 September.

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Advice and Training: Seminar for ad agency trainees

03 October 2016

On 19 October, we are opening our doors to the latest intake of graduate trainees from advertising agencies.

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Advertising standards for homeopathy

29 September 2016

This week, our sister organisation, CAP has written to UK homeopaths to remind them of the rules that govern what they can and can’t say in their marketing.

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ASA Rulings

View our latest weekly ASA Rulings or search for rulings from the last five years.

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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Non-compliant online advertisers

Check the list of online advertisers who remain in breach of our rulings.

Press Zone

This section is for journalists only. Here you will be able to access embargoed material, breaking news and briefing papers as well as profile details for the ASA press office.