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ASA: Weekly Adjudications Published


Our rulings are published every Wednesday and set out on the public record how, following investigation, the advertising rules apply and where we draw the line in judging whether an ad has broken the rules.


We also publish a list of companies and organisations which, following receipt of a complaint, agreed to amend or withdraw their ad without the need for a formal investigation.

A U Training Ltd t/a Aesthetics Uni

Upheld Internet (on own site) 07 August 2019


A website for Aesthetics Uni, a beauty training course provider, www.aestheticsuni.com, seen on 12 February 2019, featured a page entitled "COURSE Practitioner Lip Filler", which included a course overview.


Aesthetics Lounge Academy Birmingham Ltd

Upheld Internet (on own site) 07 August 2019


The Facebook page for Aesthetics Lounge Academy, a beauty course provider, seen on 21 February 2019, featured a post which stated "Do you want to become a Dermal Filler or Anti Wrinkle (Botox) Practitioner? Do you want a qualification in NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy? Our VTCT NVQ Level 3 in Beauty Therapy...


Buy It Direct Ltd

Upheld Internet (on own site) 07 August 2019


A website for Laptops Direct, www.laptopsdirect.co.uk, seen on 18 February 2019, advertised an electriQ 35" WQHD 100Hz HDR FreeSync Curved UltraWide Gaming Monitor for £339.97. Text above the selling price stated "You save: £310.00".


Clearwin Ltd t/a Unit 7 Road One

Upheld Internet (on own site) 07 August 2019


The home page of www.windowscrappagefunding.co.uk, seen in March 2019, stated "Millions of pounds of funding for homeowners to upgrade their windows. Get up to £2500 scrappage fee for your old windows. Thousands of homeowners across the UK have already upgraded to Category ‘A’ energy efficient wi...


Cocoa Brown

Upheld Internet (social networking) 07 August 2019


An Instagram post on TV personality Olivia Buckland’s page, seen on 12 February 2019, featured an image of Olivia holding a pink bottle with the logo “CB” visible on it. The visible caption on the post stated “The V-Day prep is well underway and I’m topping up my tan with my fave @cocoa...


Fischer Future Heat UK Ltd

Upheld Leaflet 07 August 2019


A leaflet for Fischer heaters, seen in April 2019, on one side stated "10 YEAR WARRANTY*"; "Compatible with Economy 7 (19) and normal tariffs"; "100% COMPLETE HEATING GUARANTEE (1) ... Removing the uncertainty of heating. If our heater does not heat your room to 21 degrees C, we will replace it...


Person(s) unknown t/a Boss Babes Uni

Upheld Internet (on own site) 07 August 2019


A website and a downloadable pdf document for Boss Babes Uni, a beauty training course provider, seen on 21 February 2019:  a. The website www.bossbabesuni.com, featured text which stated "Boss Babes Uni Good Quality Advanced Training" and "We are Boss Babes Uni, an advanced training company who ...


Virgin Experience Days Ltd

Upheld Internet (on own site) 07 August 2019


A website for Virgin Experience Days, www.virginexperiencedays.co.uk, seen on 26 November 2018, featured a listing titled “The View from The Shard and a Three Course Meal for Two at Marco Pierre White's London Steakhouse Co” that read "£95.00 ... SAVE 46% WAS £178.50". Text unde...