Rulings (5)
  • 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”.

  • GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare (UK) Trading Ltd

    • Not upheld
    • Television
    • 25 May 2022

    A TV ad for over-the-counter heartburn relief medicine was not irresponsible or harmful as I did not discourage essential treatment for conditions for which medical supervision should be sought.

  • Magnatech Technology Ltd

    • Upheld
    • Internet (website content)
    • 25 May 2022

    A website for a company providing magnet technology for boiler systems made misleading claims the product would improve fuel efficiency, thereby saving energy and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. 

  • Stacey Bradley

    • Upheld
    • Newspaper
    • 25 May 2022

    Two local press ads, one print and one digital, misleadingly implied they had been placed, endorsed or approved by a public body and misleadingly implied COVID-19 vaccinations were unsafe and illegal. They were socially irresponsible and caused fear without justifiable reason.

  • Stephen Bear t/a Pink Panther Models

    • Upheld
    • Internet (website content)
    • 25 May 2022

    A website for an adult webcam modelling recruitment agency made misleading earnings claims and inaccurate statement about the organisation’s experience in the sector.

Informally resolved (7)
  • DM Design Bedrooms Ltd

    • 25 May 2022
    • Number of complaints: 1

  • Entertainment Magpie Ltd

    • 25 May 2022
    • Number of complaints: 1

  • LC International Ltd

    • 25 May 2022
    • Number of complaints: 1

  • MoreCo Group Ltd

    • 25 May 2022
    • Number of complaints: 1

  • Ocushield Ltd

    • 25 May 2022
    • Number of complaints: 1

  • The Net-a-Porter Group Ltd

    • 25 May 2022
    • Number of complaints: 1

  • Young's Seafood Limited

    • 25 May 2022
    • Number of complaints: 1