ASA: Weekly Adjudications Published

Advertising Standards Authority

Advertising Standards Authority

ASA adjudications provide important guidance to advertisers on how the Advertising Codes are to be interpreted. They act as a transparent record of our policy for consumers, media, government, industry and society at large on what is and isn’t acceptable in advertising.

Furniture Village Ltd
  • Upheld
  • Point of sale
  • 12 June 2019

An in-store point of sale price promotion by Furniture Village, seen on 12 January 2019, related to a divan set including mattress and base. A heading at the top stated “Sale”. Text stated “ASP £1099 – Introductory Offer £549”. Small text at the bottom stated “ASP = After Sale Price”.

Lynden Ltd t/a Find Your PPI
  • Not Upheld
  • Radio
  • 12 June 2019

A radio ad for Find Your PPI, heard on 29 March 2019, featured TV and radio presenter Sue Cook, who stated, “I’m Sue Cook and my life has been spent reporting news I believe is in the consumer’s interest. There’s a company claiming to offer a free service that reveals whether you’ve paid PPI. They’re called Find Y…

Person(s) unknown t/a uk.justjobs.io
  • Upheld
  • Internet (display)
  • 12 June 2019

Three banner ads for uk.justjobs.io seen on YouTube and www.independent.co.uk:a. The banner ad seen on YouTube on 15 December 2018 stated “TESCO is hiring!” using the font and colours normally used by Tesco. Further text stated “Starting from £23 – £47/hr” followed by an “Apply Now” button…