Around 150 therapists who claim to “cure” autism have been served enforcement notices by the advertising watchdog amid warnings their methods have no scientific credibility and could severely harm children.
Adverts for Cadbury's Freddo chocolate bar have been banned for breaking rules designed to limit children's exposure to junk food.
The Junior Vice President of British Veterinary Association has said that the use of dog breeds such as pugs and dachshunds on Christmas jumpers “normalise” their “harmful characteristics”.
The Advertising Standards Authority has introduced a ban on adverts that feature stereotypical gender roles or characteristics.
A radio ad for Costa Coffee has been banned for discouraging consumers from buying avocados.
The ticket website Viagogo will now reveal “hidden fees” such as VAT, delivery and booking fees after an investigation from the Advertising Standards Authority.
The campaign ran on the company's social media and featured an elf in sexualised poses
The image shows a toy elf holding a teabag over a doll's face
The adverts for Goodwin Smith Shoes featured women wearing no tops and nude underwear
The Advertising Standards Authority has said it will ban adverts that are sexist by showing gender stereotype roles
An advert for the delivery service Diet Chef has been banned by the Advertising Standards Authority for being 'socially irresponsible' around issues of weight loss