Rulings (8)
  • Bike2work Scheme Ltd

    • Upheld
    • Internet (on own site)
    • 18 July 2018

    A website for Bike2work Scheme, www.Bike2WorkScheme.co.uk, a provider of bikes through the cycle to work scheme, seen on 3 January 2018, featured a savings calculator, which consumers could use to check their monthly payments and income tax savings against the total cost of the bike.

  • Bulova Invest Ltd t/a LayMatures

    • Upheld
    • In-game (apps)
    • 18 July 2018

    Two in-game pop-up ads, seen in February 2018, promoted Lay Matures, a dating service.a. The first ad, which appeared within the apps Jewels Legend and Jewel Star 3, included an image of a woman sitting on a bed, alongside text which stated, "Lay Matures ... MATURE WOMEN WHO ALWAYS SAY YES ... FIND WOMEN".b. ...

  • Elle Fox t/a Bubbling Life

    • Upheld
    • Internet (on own site)
    • 18 July 2018

    A website for alternative therapy provider Bubbling Life, www.bubbling.life, seen on 25 February 2018. The website featured a page headed ‘CEASE Functional Solutions for Medication & Vaccine Consequences’, which included text that stated “… Dr Tinus Smits, the founder of CEASE, having seen over 300 cases of all lev...

  • Eurostar International Ltd

    • Upheld
    • Internet (on own site)
    • 18 July 2018

    The Eurostar website www.eurostar.com, seen on 6 November 2017, displayed prices for a return journey from London to Paris departing on 29 December 2017 and returning on 3 January 2018. A standard ticket was priced at £98 and text below the price stated "2 tickets left at this price".

  • Newsquest Media (Southern) Ltd t/a S1 Cars

    • Not Upheld
    • Radio
    • 18 July 2018

    A radio ad for Newsquest Media (Southern) Ltd t/a S1 Cars featured two women talking. One said to the other, "Remember when I told you about that problem ... well, the flashing hasn't stopped and I'm really regretting that full body wax now." The other replied, "Ugh, I did that once. I'm still aching. Ha...

  • On The Beach Ltd t/a onthebeach.co.uk

    • Upheld
    • Transport
    • 18 July 2018

    A poster for Onthebeach.co.uk, seen on 18 January 2018, included text which stated “92% of our customers say they saved money booking their holiday with us*”. Smaller text at the bottom of the poster said “*Based on a survey of 37,439 customers between 14/07/2016 and 30/08/2017".

  • Pharmacy2U Ltd

    • Upheld
    • Internet (social networking), Television
    • 18 July 2018

    A Twitter ad and two TV ads for Pharmacy2U:a. The tweet from the Pharmacy2U Twitter account, dated 22 November 2017, stated “Did you know that 43% of us use #RepeatPrescription medicines and over 800 million are dispensed every year? Find out how you can help the #NHS save time and money #ModernHealth“. The tweet conta...

  • Smart Metering Communications Body Ltd t/a Smart Energy GB

    • Not Upheld
    • Radio
    • 18 July 2018

    A radio ad for Smart Energy GB heard on 15 December 2017 claimed, “To be honest when I heard about this I thought you are having a laugh aren’t ya [sic]. It is called the smart meter power of 10p challenge, where basically I have to feed as many body builders as possible using just 10p of energy. No pressure then guys....

Informally resolved (41)
  • 82 Labs Inc t/a Morning Recovery

    • 18 July 2018
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: Internet (social networking)

  • Actyvv Online Ltd

    • 18 July 2018
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: Internet (social networking)

  • Angel Revive Ltd

    • 18 July 2018
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: Internet (on own site)

  • Annexio Ltd

    • 18 July 2018
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: Internet (on own site)

  • Argos Ltd

    • 18 July 2018
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: Brochure

  • Automobile Association Developments Ltd t/a AA Driving School

    • 18 July 2018
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: Internet (search engine)

  • BMW (UK) Ltd t/a Mini

    • 18 July 2018
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: Internet (on own site)

  • Destination 2 Ltd t/a Destination2.co.uk

    • 18 July 2018
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: Internet (on own site)

  • Evo Distribution Ltd

    • 18 July 2018
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: E-mail

  • Historic Royal Palaces Enterprises Ltd t/a Historic Royal Palaces

    • 18 July 2018
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: Internet (on own site)

  • Hutchison 3G UK Ltd

    • 18 July 2018
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: Internet (on own site)

  • Kia Motors (UK) Ltd

    • 18 July 2018
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: Internet (on own site)

  • MT SecureTrade Ltd t/a Dunder

    • 18 July 2018
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: Internet (on own site)

  • NCL Corporation Ltd

    • 18 July 2018
    • Number of complaints: 2

    Media: Press general

  • Opodo Ltd

    • 18 July 2018
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: E-mail

  • Ovo Energy Ltd

    • 18 July 2018
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: National press, Internet (social networking)

  • Peter Vardy Holdings Ltd

    • 18 July 2018
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: Internet (on own site)

  • Phoenix Ventures South West Ltd t/a AquaSafe90

    • 18 July 2018
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: Internet (on own site), Packaging

  • RONZ Ltd t/a Furniturefactor

    • 18 July 2018
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: Internet (on own site)

  • Retro-Kits.com

    • 18 July 2018
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: Unknown