Latest rulings

  • Gala Interactive (Gibraltar) Ltd

    • Upheld
    • Television
    • 07 June 2017

    A TV ad for Gala Bingo was seen on 18 February 2017. The voice-over stated,, “Who’s the chaser today? Beat the chaser for a chance to win £5000 in our weekly final chase games and a chance to play along with the chaser at an exclusive quiz night. Bingo! Play happy at galabingo.com.” The ad included on-screen small p...

  • Sky UK Ltd

    • Upheld
    • Television
    • 07 June 2017

    A TV ad for Sky Broadband, seen on 18 February 2017, featured the Lego Batman character. The voice-over stated, “There’s another hero in town. Super-fast Sky Fibre … It’s the UK’s lowest priced fibre including line rental. And even better it’s an exclusive deal for our TV customers. Add just £20 a month for 18 month...

  • Plusnet plc

    • Upheld
    • Radio
    • 31 May 2017

    Two radio ads for telecommunications provider Plusnet, heard on 3 March 2017:

    a. The first radio ad promoted a broadband package offer. The voice-over stated, “If you’re after a great deal on broadband, Plusnet is here to help. Unlimited broadband and line rental from just £18 a month, for 18 months. Plus a on...

  • Halfords Ltd

    • Upheld
    • Television
    • 24 May 2017

    A TV ad for Halfords Ltd seen in November 2016 featured a man and woman in a car with the male actor stating, “Packed the boot, drive into darkness realised it was too dark. Pulled into Halfords, picked up a new bulb, had it fitted, journeyed into the light”. The voice-over then stated, “Buy a replacement car headli...