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

We also have a Frequently Asked Questions page which answers popular questions about the ASA and how the system works.

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Religious advertising and the rules

24 November 2015

What are the rules surrounding religious ads and where does the ASA stand on the issue of advertisers not being allowed to run their ads in the first instance?

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Tackling the issues that matter most

16 November 2015

We’re announcing today that we are placing greater focus on those issues that have the biggest impact, so that consumers, society and responsible advertisers benefit.

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Council recruitment

10 November 2015

We're recruiting for a new Council member.

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New ASA Director of Corporate Services appointed

09 November 2015

We have appointed Tom Kelman as our new Director of Corporate Services. He succeeds Trevor Ellis, who leaves after 5 years with the ASA’s best wishes.

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Consumers warned about misleading prize draw mailings

05 November 2015

It’s National Consumer Week, and we’ve teamed up with the National Trading Standards Scams Team (NTS Scams Team) to raise awareness about unfair and misleading prize draw mailings.

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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.