BIS pricing practices guidelines ignored by ASA
The Advertising Standards Authority has upheld a complaint regarding a previous price comparison by DSG Retail Ltd on the basis that, whilst the higher price had been established in-line with the guide, no evidence was presented as to the prevailing market price at the time of the offer.
Raw burgers acceptable after all?
The Food Standards Agency Board is to consider a proposal to move away from its opposition of the sale of raw burgers, to a risk based decision model.
Last chance to comment on EU rules for online purchases
EU DG Justice has highlighted that its consultation on new EU contract rules for online transactions closes on 3 September.
Scottish Government justify minimum pricing
The Scottish Health Minister has sought to justify minimum pricing as a means to reduce total alcohol consumption in Scotland, following publication of figures showing consumption levels to be static.
ASA uphold CMA online game complaints
The ASA has upheld complaints made by the Competition and Markets Authority regarding the presence of in-app purchases in two online games.
Consultation on code of practice for letting agents
The Scottish Government is consulting on a statutory code of practice for private letting agents – Closing date 15 November.