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Use for information relating to protection against misleading claims whether in newspapers, magazines (Advertising Standards Authority) or on television (Independent Television Commission) or radio (Radio Authority). All advertisements must be legal, decent, honest and truthful.



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Your rights if an advert is misleading. Including how to complain about dishonest or offensive advertising.

4 Misleading adverts - what to watch out for

Some advertisers set out to mislead you, trying to sell dodgy goods and services. Explains what to watch out for.
Provided by Office of Fair Trading- OFT
2 Misleading adverts - who to complain to

If you suspect a scam to swindle people out of their cash you can report it and help put a stop to it.
Provided by Office of Fair Trading- OFT
3 How to complain

The Advertising Standards Authority handles most complaints about non-broadcast adverts. Includes an online complaint form.
Provided by Advertising Standards Authority
1 Financial advertising

Gives you some tips on how to use financial adverts to shop around, and explains what to do if you spot a misleading advert.
Provided by Financial Services Authority
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