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

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ASA issues new advertising guidance for osteopaths

02 December 2016

We’ve sent new guidance to over 4,800 osteopaths which provides clarity on how to responsibly advertise osteopathic care for pregnant women, children and babies.

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ASA appoints new Chairman

30 November 2016

Lord David Currie has been appointed as the next Chairman of the Advertising Standards Authority.

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ASA supports National Consumer Week 2016

28 November 2016

We’re supporting this year’s National Consumer Week and encouraging consumers to be ‘Switched on’ to their rights when it comes to problems with electrical products.

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ASA calls for a change in the advertising of broadband speed claims

17 November 2016

We’ve published independent research into consumers’ understanding of broadband speed claims made in ads and are calling for a change to the way it’s advertised.

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Changes to broadband price claims in ads comes into force today

31 October 2016

Our new approach to broadband price claims will mean greater transparency and reduce the likelihood of consumers being confused or misled.

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