Rulings (10)
  • Wilde Recruitment Ltd

    • Not Upheld
    • Internet (classified)
    • 20 December 2017

    An ad on a job listings website placed by Wilde Recruitment Ltd, seen on 4 September 2017. The ad stated, "Systems Engineer up to £500 / day | Derby | Contract/Interim ... Systems Engineer - Requirements Management - 6 month contract - to £500.00 / day - Derby".

  • HeroCorp

    • Upheld in part
    • Internet (on own site)
    • 22 November 2017

    Three ads for the customer acquisitions and marketing company HeroCorp, seen throughout December 2016:

    a. The website www.herocorp.co.uk, under the heading “OUR NETWORK”, stated “HeroCorp’s network is comprised of Over [sic] 65 cities in Europe and more than 2500 sales and marketing professionals”. Under the h...

  • Croner Group Ltd t/a employeradvice.org

    • Not Upheld
    • Internet (on own site)
    • 15 November 2017

    A website and google sponsored search result seen on 2 January 2017 promoting a service offering employment legal advice:

    a. The website www.employeradvice.org featured text that stated “employeradvice.org The Free Advice Service for Employers call our FREE helpline now on …”. Below this was the text “Free Aca...

  • Avensure Ltd t/a Employment Advice Bureau

    • Upheld in part
    • Internet (on own site)
    • 13 September 2017

    A website home page for Employment Advice Bureau, www.employment-advice-bureau.co.uk, seen on 10 April 2017, was headed, “The UK national free employment law helpline for employers”. Further down the page, text stated “FREE EMPLOYMENT LEGAL ADVICE” followed by a telephone number. The page also featured a logo with a...

  • Mike Cruickshank Publishing Ltd t/a Accumulator Generator

    • Upheld
    • Internet (on own site)
    • 13 September 2017

    A website for Accumulator Generator, www.accumulatorgenerator.com, a betting system seen on 16 March 2017, contained text which stated "This simple system is designed to make you up to 20% profit [underlined] on your investment! - A simple, brilliant online betting system that makes you up to £10 for every £50 ...

  • Home Office

    • Upheld
    • Internet (on own site)
    • 30 August 2017

    A job vacancy on www.civilservicejobs.service.gov.uk, seen in February 2017, featured text that stated “HOM/399/17 Criminal Investigator Immigration Officer x3 - Croydon Home Office Closing date 6 March 2017 … Salary £26,866-£30,896 Grade Executive Officer, Immigration Officer Contract Type Permanent …”.

  • Logo Design Guarantee

    • Upheld
    • Internet (on own site)
    • 07 June 2017

    Claims, seen on 26 February 2017, on www.logodesignguarantee.co.uk stated "6 Hour Logos: All logos given within 6 hours, no extra fee ... 6-HOUR Logo service The FASTEST Logo Service Worldwide ALL Logos are given within 6 hours Applies to ALL Logo packages ... Get your logos within 6 hours! No cut off times. No...

  • Bright Sparks Recruitment Ltd

    • Not Upheld
    • Internet (OM 3rd party)
    • 17 May 2017

    An ad posted by Bright Sparks Recruitment on Reed.co.uk for a role, seen in November 2016, was headed “GRADUATE SCHEME - MANAGEMENT CONSULTANCY - FULL TIME”. Further below the listing text stated “ROLE OVERVIEW This is a 2 year graduate training scheme that will involve a number of placements, training activities an...

  • AJD Recruitment Ltd t/a AJD Recruitment

    • Upheld
    • Internet (OM 3rd party)
    • 22 March 2017

    An ad posted by AJD Recruitment on Reed.co.uk for a teaching assistant role seen in October 2016, was headed “Teaching Assistant - Essex - Up To £17,000”.

  • Global Edulink Ltd

    • Upheld
    • Internet (OM 3rd party)
    • 01 March 2017

    An ad on www.reed.co.uk for Global Edulink, which stated “PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner Course Package + Including Both Official Exams”. The previous price of £949 was crossed out and stated “£60 Save 94%- Ends soon”.

Informally resolved (13)
  • JR Recruitment Ltd

    • 22 November 2017
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: Internet (social networking)
    Topic: Recruitment and work

  • Brit Academy for Training Ltd

    • 23 August 2017
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: Internet (OM 3rd party)
    Topic: Recruitment and work

  • Merlin People

    • 09 August 2017
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: Leaflet
    Topic: Recruitment and work

  • TTR PT Ltd t/a The Training Room

    • 07 June 2017
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: Internet (classified)
    Topic: Recruitment and work

  • Totaljobs Group Ltd

    • 07 June 2017
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: E-mail
    Topic: Recruitment and work

  • Wickes Building Supplies Ltd t/a Wickes

    • 07 June 2017
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: Internet (on own site), Brochure
    Topic: Recruitment and work

  • ADLIB Holdings Ltd

    • 19 April 2017
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: Internet (on own site)
    Topic: Recruitment and work

  • Spotlight

    • 19 April 2017
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: Internet (on own site), E-mail
    Topic: Recruitment and work

  • Indeed Inc

    • 05 April 2017
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: Internet (display)
    Topic: Recruitment and work

  • TTR PT Ltd

    • 08 March 2017
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: Internet (on own site)
    Topic: Recruitment and work

Mail order cases (1)
  • William Reed Business Media Ltd

    • 18 October 2017
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: E-mail
    Topic: Promotions and competitions, Recruitment and work

Database cases (1)
  • Totaljobs Group Ltd

    • 08 February 2017