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New powers that will allow the UK's Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) greater freedom to penalise companies that engage in unsolicited marketing activities will come into force in April, the UK government has announced. 25 Feb 2015
Most businesses will not need to provide consumers with details of rivals' products to stay compliant with UK consumer protection laws despite a UK court ruling that such a disclosure by traders may be necessary in some circumstances, an expert has said. 24 Feb 2015
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This guide is based on UK law. It was last updated in December 2008 .
This guide is based on the laws in Great Britain (England, Wales and Scotland). It was last updated in January 2008. Please note that the rules for Northern Ireland are different but must be...
This guide is based on UK law. It was last updated in September 2008. Financial advertising, depending on the product, is governed by regulation and the Advertising Standards Authority and, dependi...
The UK's lead competition authority has commissioned research into the way motor insurance companies, retailers and providers of games applications use consumer data. 17 Feb 2015
Businesses should ensure that 'native advertising' developed on their behalf has prominent "visible visual cues" that allow consumers to immediately identify it as marketing material, under new industry guidance. 09 Feb 2015
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