Latest rulings

  • Official iPhone Unlock Ltd

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

    A website for a mobile phone unlocking service, www.officialiphoneunlock.co.uk, seen on 19 January 2017, featured a number of testimonials on a page headed "Customer Reviews of Official iPhone Unlock", which stated “We don’t write our own reviews, instead we let our customers do the talking. Our services a...

  • British Telecommunications plc t/a BT

    • Upheld in part
    • Internet (on own site), Television, Radio
    • 14 June 2017

    Four ads for the BT Smart Hub, seen in July and August 2016:

    a. A TV ad featured Ryan Reynolds, who stated “Introducing the new BT Smart Hub. With the UK’s most powerful wi-fi signal, it can reach some serious distance”. On-screen text at the beginning of the ad stated “UK’s most powerful Wi-Fi signal versus m...

  • DSG Retail Ltd t/a Currys

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

    The website www.currys.co.uk, seen on 16 December, included a product listing for a laptop. The ad featured the claim "£949.99" with "Save £200" below. Smaller grey text below stated “Was £1,149.99 (from 25/10/16 to 14/11/16)”.

  • Buy It Direct Ltd t/a Laptops Direct

    • Upheld
    • Internet (sales promotion)
    • 07 June 2017

    A website for Laptops Direct, www.laptopsdirect.co.uk, seen on 20 December 2016, for the HP 280 G2 desktop computer which featured a crossed-out “was” price of £417.97, and which stated “You save £28.00 Now £389.97”.