Latest rulings

  • Whitechapel Centre

    • Not Upheld
    • Poster
    • 21 June 2017

    A website for a charity for the homeless,, seen on 5 February 2017, stated "NO SECOND NIGHT OUT ON THE STREETS. TELL US ABOUT A ROUGH SLEEPER" and featured a telephone number. Text below stated "Have you seen someone sleeping rough? Are you worried about someone who may be ...

  • Responsible Gambling Trust t/a

    • Upheld
    • Cinema
    • 07 June 2017

    A cinema ad for Responsible Gambling Trust, seen in February 2017, showed a young woman sitting on her bed while an older man sat on a desk in the corner of the room. The older man said, in a sinister and menacing way, “What is it? What is it? It’s just a bit of fun. Hey [laughs] it’s just a bit of fun. It’s just a ...

  • Funeral Services Ltd t/a Co-Op Funeralcare

    • Not Upheld
    • Internet (social networking), Television
    • 24 May 2017

    A TV ad and a video shown on Co-op Funeralcare’s YouTube channel, seen between October 2016 and February 2017:

    a. The TV ad featured scenes of an older man with his tractor engine. The man was shown driving his tractor while a voice-over stated, “Unlike some funeral plan providers, Co-op Funeralcare cover all ...

  • Time Out Digital Ltd

    • Not Upheld
    • Internet (on own site), E-mail
    • 19 April 2017

    An email for Time Out Digital, promoting a product for Shaw Academy, received on 22 January 2017, included text which stated "An online photography course with Shaw Academy Was £395, now £19".