Latest rulings

  • Worldwide Trademarks sro t/a Worldwide Trademarks

    • Upheld
    • Direct mail
    • 20 March 2024

    A direct mailing was not obviously identifiable as an ad, and misleadingly had the appearance of an invoice.

  • One Source Digital Ltd

    • Upheld
    • Social media (paid ad)
    • 16 August 2023

    A paid-for Facebook ad for an ECO funding and government grant scheme misleadingly implied that the company was endorsed by or affiliated with the UK Government.

  • Age Partnership Ltd

    • Upheld
    • Television
    • 26 July 2023

    A TV ad for an equity release advisor and retirement income service provider misleadingly offered financial advice which they were unauthorised to provide.

  • Phillipson Hardwick Advisory Ltd t/a The Tax Hero

    • Upheld
    • Social media (paid ad), Internet (website content)
    • 31 May 2023

    A paid for Facebook ad and website for a tax repayment agent made claims about available refund amounts without supporting evidence, omitted significant conditions and didn’t make clear that consumers could apply directly to HMRC at no cost.