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Compulsory costs and charges

16 April 2014

All non-optional costs and charges must be included in the price quoted for a product unless they cannot be calculated in advance.  Discover what the options are when calculating prices, to ensure compliance with the Advertising Codes.

Consumer credit advertising

03 April 2014

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) took over regulation of consumer credit from the Office of Fair Trading on 1 April 2014.  If you’re unsure of the ad rules, we've outlined the key regulatory requirements in this area.

Understanding Online Behavioural Advertising regulation in Europe

25 March 2014

Join a free webinar run by the EDAA (European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance) to understand more about Online Behavioural Advertising (OBA) regulation in Europe.

Comparing prices with your competitors

20 March 2014

We're providing useful tips for marketers who are making a price comparison with another marketer’s price on how to stick to the ad rules.

New words on the blog...

19 March 2014

We've taken part in a Q&A to provide greater clarity to any bloggers or brands who are looking to enter into commercial relationships on how to stick to the advertising rules.

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