Halloween flew past scarily quickly, Divali has briefly lit up the sky, Guy Fawkes Night has been and gone with a bang, and if you listen carefully the Christmas bells are already jingling, but before we get to the back end of the year, Black Friday looms large. Naturally, I accept that Black Friday doesn’t […]

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The ASA recently upheld a complaint against a company running a paid-for prize draw, and I’ll come on to the specifics of that, but I was particularly interested in this ruling, because it reflects a trend for paid-for prize draws, which I’ve detected over the last few months. Prizeology is approached at least a couple […]

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Last Friday an estimated four million people worldwide took to the streets to draw attention to the climate emergency and demand action to save the planet. Striking school children made up the majority of protesters, but they were cheered on by plenty of adults, including, you might be shocked to hear, a substantial cohort from […]

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As we head towards the culmination of two months of sun, sniping and sitting around being bored – yes, I’m talking about the Love Island final, scheduled for a live mega-episode this coming Monday evening – I was entertained to see ITV and the ASA have coupled up to produce a ‘cheat sheet’ to help Love Islanders navigate the choppy waters of online promotions.

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