Latest rulings

  • Omega Pharma Ltd

    • Upheld in part
    • Television
    • 23 November 2016

    A TV ad for Urostemol, seen in August 2015, featured an older male actor getting out of bed, while on-screen text stated "Frequent urge to urinate?" and "Often getting up at night?". During this scene a voice-over stated, "Frequent urge to urinate? Often having to get up at night?" and continued "If your bladder con...

  • ActiveSignal Ltd t/a Equiwinner

    • Upheld
    • Internet (on own site)
    • 12 October 2016

    The website www.equiwinner.com, seen on 8 June 2016, included various claims about the the Equiwinner patch. They included “… the only product designed to restore normal blood pressure in a horse is Equiwinner, which comes with a guarantee that it will restore normal circulation. After a ten day course of Equiwinner...

  • ABC Counselling Services

    • Upheld
    • Internet (classified)
    • 03 August 2016

    Two directory entries for ABC Counselling Services, seen in May 2016:

    a. The first ad included the claims “As a member of the BACP, ABC Counselling Services are bound by their ethical framework of good practice … run by Alan Campbell … Memberships BACP - British Association for Counselling and Psychothera...

  • Medi-Direct International Ltd t/a Tower Health

    • Upheld
    • Television
    • 03 August 2016

    A TV ad for pain®gone seen on 5 June 2016. The ad featured a presenter who stated, “Have you heard about pain®gone? It’s a safe and simple device that’s already used by over one million people worldwide.” On-screen text stated “pain®gone is a registered trademark. The name doesn’t imply efficacy and the device hasn’...