Rulings (13)
  • Transform Hospital Group Ltd t/a Transform

    • Upheld
    • Email
    • 11 May 2022

    We banned an ad for trivialising plastic surgery.

  • Bier Nuts Ltd t/a Bier Company

    • Upheld
    • Email, Text Message
    • 25 May 2022

    An email and a text message for a mail order beer subscription service misled consumers by falsely claiming or implying they had won a prize of “free beer for life”.

  • The England and Wales Cricket Board Ltd

    • Upheld in part
    • Social media (paid ad), Email, Internet (website content), Social media (own site)
    • 13 April 2022

    We upheld in part complaints about ads for cricket tournament "The Hundred", and KP Snacks and its brands.

  • Chinnock Housing Ltd

    • Upheld
    • Direct mail
    • 30 March 2022

    A direct mailing for a property company was banned for not being obviously identifiable as an ad. 

  • Box Menswear Ltd

    • Upheld in part
    • Email
    • 16 February 2022

    Three email ads for Box Menswear were banned for being sexually explicit and likely to cause serious offence.

  • More Than Enough Ltd t/a Rapid Transformational Therapy (RTT)

    • Upheld
    • Email
    • 22 December 2021

    A course prospectus for rapid transformational therapy was banned for making health claims which could not be supported by evidence. 

  • Robinson Webster (Holdings) Ltd t/a Jigsaw

    • Upheld
    • Email
    • 22 December 2021

    A promotional email from a clothing retailer was banned for being likely to cause serious offence by objectifying women.

  • The Food Hub

    • Upheld
    • Circular
    • 22 December 2021

    A circular advertising an online takeaway delivery service was banned for being likely to cause serious or widespread offence by objectifying women.

  • The Hut.com Ltd

    • Upheld
    • Email
    • 22 December 2021

    A promotional email advertising haircare products was banned for making misleading discount claims.

  • Denhan International Ltd

    • Upheld
    • Circular
    • 15 December 2021

    A circular letter for an estate agents was banned for not being obviously identifiable as an ad. 

  • 3D-Lipo Ltd

    • Upheld
    • Email
    • 08 December 2021

    An email ad from a beauty clinic was banned for making misleading earnings claims.

  • TalkTalk Telecom Ltd t/a TalkTalk

    • Upheld
    • Email, Television
    • 29 September 2021

    A TV ad and an email promoting TalkTalk’s broadband service were banned for making misleading price claims.

  • Freudenberg Household Products LP t/a Vileda

    • Upheld
    • Email
    • 11 August 2021

    An email from an industry news outlet was banned for implying that their microfibre cloth could remove Covid-19 with a high level of efficacy without having sufficient evidence to substantiate the claim.