Rulings (4)
  • Argos Ltd

    • Upheld
    • Internet (on own site), Internet (video)
    • 29 March 2017

    A pre-roll video ad for Argos on YouTube and a web page on www.argos.co.uk were both seen on 29 September 2016.

    a. Voice-over in the video ad stated, "At Argos get the all new, redesigned, slimmer PS4. This 500 gigabyte bundle with FIFA 17 is just £249.99. Or the one terabyte version with an extra dual sh...

  • Lands' End Europe Ltd t/a landsend.co.uk

    • Upheld
    • E-mail
    • 29 March 2017

    An email from Lands’ End, a clothing company, received on 10 October 2016, stated “Hello [complainant’s name]. Thank you for visiting landsend.co.uk” and included various product listings.

  • Hamble House Ltd t/a WePark4U

    • Upheld
    • Internet (on own site)
    • 29 March 2017

    Claims on www.wepark4u.co.uk, seen on 16 November 2016, stated "Southampton & Portsmouth Cruise ship & UK Airport Parking ... At WePark4u we provide a leading airport, cruise ship and port parking comparison site. We know all the best providers at all major UK air and seaports. This enables us to bring ...

  • Manorgate Ltd t/a Sale Flooring Direct

    • Upheld
    • Internet (on own site)
    • 29 March 2017

    Claims for laminated flooring, seen in November 2016, on www.saleflooringdirect.co.uk, stated "Kronotox Standard 7mm Winter Oak ... From £5.75m²".

Informally resolved (32)
    After consideration of complaints we received, the following companies and organisations agreed to amend or withdraw advertising without the need for a formal investigation.
  • 0800 Rev Pty Ltd t/a Beer Hawk

    • 29 March 2017
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: E-mail
    Topic: Alcohol

  • Russ Andrews Accessories Ltd

    • 29 March 2017
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: Internet (on own site)
    Topic: Appliances, electronics and machinery

  • Profit Accumulator Ltd

    • 29 March 2017
    • Number of complaints: 5

    Media: Internet (on own site), Internet (social networking), Internet (display)
    Topic: Gambling

  • Cooper Adams Estates Ltd

    • 29 March 2017
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: Insert
    Topic: Property sales and lettings

  • British Airways plc

    • 29 March 2017
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: Internet (on own site)
    Topic: Holidays, travel and motoring

  • Premium Dining Restaurants and Pubs Ltd

    • 29 March 2017
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: Internet (on own site)
    Topic: Food, drink and supplements

  • Argos Ltd

    • 29 March 2017
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: Internet (on own site)
    Topic: Home and garden

  • Best@Flooring Ltd

    • 29 March 2017
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: Internet (on own site)
    Topic: Home and garden

  • Purple Bricks Company Ltd

    • 29 March 2017
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: Internet (on own site)
    Topic: Property sales and lettings

  • CCA Occasions Ltd t/a Bride & Groom direct

    • 29 March 2017
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: Internet (e-tailing)
    Topic: Beliefs and cultural identity