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The UK’s Advertising Standards Authority has banned an advertisement for telco TalkTalk’s WiFi Hub following a complaint from rival BT.

Shnoosee Bailey, HeyHuman

Shnoosee Bailey, executive creative director at behavioural communications agency HeyHuman, shares her belief that the recent ban on gender stereotypes in adverts is a reason to focus how the industry treats men as well as women.

The ASA has ruled against Unilever in the case of a poster campaign for Ben & Jerry's Moophoria Light ice cream, following a complaint from The Children’s Food Campaign (Sustain).

From today (June 14th), advertisers have been forbidden to portray "harmful gender stereotypes" in their work, through a new standard implemented by the Committees of Advertising Practice (CAP).

The upcoming book from Mrs Hinch

29-year-old Sophie Hinchliffe, more widely known as Mrs Hinch, is in the process of being investigated by the ASA after reports of Instagram posts promoting P&G products without full disclosure.

An advert for international energy supplier E.ON has been banned by the ASA for perpetuating the "misleading" claim that it had been operating for 70 years.

The Advertising Standards Authority has ordered DMG Media to cease showing an ad for a ‘Free’ smart metre, after complaints that it wasn’t free at all.

Jack Meggitt-Phillips

Jack Meggitt-Phillips, host and co-producer of The History of Advertising Podcast, which looks back at the stories behind some of the nation’s favourite ads, challenges the idea that advertising restrictions will stifle creativity.

UK mobile and internet provider Vodafone has had its super fast broadband ad campaign banned by the Advertising Standards Authority.

One of London’s fastest growing fintech firms, Revolut, has admitted to the Financial Times newspaper that it made up statistics in a high profile ad campaign.

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