Latest rulings

  • Oakam Ltd

    • Not Upheld
    • Television
    • 07 June 2017

    A TV ad for Oakam Ltd, a short-term loan provider, seen on 15 February 2017. The ad featured an actor who said, “I’m a single mum on benefits, I needed some money to tide me over. I didn’t think a loan company would accept me even though I have an income of over £500 a month.” On-screen text stated “1421% APR repres...

  • Waxon Waxoff Management Ltd t/a Premier Bank Claim

    • Upheld
    • Internet (social networking)
    • 24 May 2017

    A Facebook post for Waxon Waxoff Management Ltd, seen in September 2016, included the text “Are You Paying, Or Have You Ever Paid For Your Bank Account? RECLAIM YOUR MONTHLY FEES FOR YOUR PACKAGED BANK ACCOUNT…5 reasons you should choose us to help reclaim your account fees! No Win - No Fee All cases worked on a No ...

  • FxPro UK Ltd

    • Upheld
    • Television
    • 17 May 2017

    A TV ad for FxPro, an online broker providing contracts for difference (CFD), seen on the Bloomberg TV channel on 29 September 2016. The ad began with a scene that featured a young adult who woke up and immediately reached for a tablet device. The image on the tablet showed a falling Euro:GBP currency rate. The voic...

  • Santander UK plc

    • Not Upheld
    • Television
    • 10 May 2017

    A TV ad for Santander, seen in January 2017, featured a compilation of short viral video clips. The voice-over stated, “Life is full of transactions. Sometimes you’re in credit, sometimes things are a bit tight. And some statements we received don’t always get put in a drawer. And the things you invest in, the asset...