Latest rulings

  • Person(s) unknown t/a KaiAviation

    • Magazine (paid ad)
    • 23 June 2021

    A magazine ad for a clothing company was banned for being likely to cause serious or widespread offence by objectifying women.

  • Kentucky Fried Chicken (Great Britain) Ltd t/a KFC

    • Television
    • 09 June 2021

    A TV ad for KFC did not perpetuate negative ethnic stereotypes and was unlikely to cause serious or widespread offence.

  • SWAG MASHA LLC

    • In-game (apps)
    • 19 May 2021

    An in-game ad for a dating simulation game, which appeared in an online property trading game, was banned for objectifying women and for presenting gender stereotypes in a way that was likely to cause harm. 

  • Ryanair DAC

    • Upheld in part
    • Television
    • 03 February 2021

    Two TV ads for Ryanair were banned for misleading viewers about the impact vaccines would have on their ability to travel abroad during Easter and summer. We also upheld complaints on the grounds of social responsibility.