Latest rulings

  • Alzheimer’s Research UK

    • Not Upheld
    • Television
    • 15 February 2017

    A TV ad, shown on various channels, for an Alzheimer's charity, was seen in November 2016. It depicted an animated story of a young girl being told that Santa had stopped delivering presents because he had developed a disease. She then travelled to see the elves, who explained that research could find a way to f...

  • Aldi Stores Ltd

    • Not Upheld
    • Television
    • 11 January 2017

    A TV ad for Aldi, seen in September 2016, in which they stated that various products were "amazing". The ad showed an elderly lady and her dog skydiving with a roast chicken over a large river. She stated, "Aldi sell over 22,000 fresh British free range chickens every week. Amazing". The ad then moved onto a scene s...

  • Platinum Gaming Ltd t/a Unibet

    • Not Upheld
    • Internet (social networking), Television
    • 11 January 2017

    A paid-for Facebook post, seen on 22 June 2016, and three TV ads, broadcast from September 2016, for Unibet. Each ad featured three men discussing the potential outcomes of sporting events and how various factors might influence the results:

    a. The paid-for Facebook post featured a video in which the men ...

  • Birch's Group Ltd

    • Upheld
    • Television
    • 04 January 2017

    A TV ad for a property developer, Birch's Group Ltd, seen on 17 July 2016 featured a voice-over that stated, “Birch’s is delighted to present Little London Park at Torksey Lock near Lincoln. Set within a peaceful location near the canal. With fully furnished bungalows from £140,000. A part exchange scheme is also av...