Note: This advice is given by the CAP Executive about non-broadcast advertising. It does not constitute legal advice. It does not bind CAP, CAP advisory panels or the Advertising Standards Authority.
Pricing: General discusses basic pricing issues such as ensuring prices match the product shown and the use of “from” and “up to” claims.
Recommended retail prices outlines how to use RRP claims in a compliant way, including guidance on appropriate substantiation.
The Lowest price claims and promises article outlines key points from the formal Lowest Price Claims and Promises Advertising Guidance.
Comparisons: General touches on price comparisons as well as general comparisons. They are also covered to some extent in the savings claims article referenced above. For more specific price comparison issues please Verifiability and Basket of goods.
Compulsory costs and charges
There are several articles that cover claims related to compulsory costs and charges. Please see the relevant guidance below for more details.
Sector specific price claims
In addition to the general pricing guidance, there are a number of sectors that have specific issue directly related to their operations. Please see the relevant guidance below for more details.
- Ticket pricing
- Travel marketing: Pricing and Free flights
- Motoring: Financing and leasing
- Property: Fees and VAT
- Compulsory costs and charges – Letting agents
- Compulsory costs and charges - Telecommunications