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How to Navigate Compliance During Your Skype to Teams Migration

Earlier last year, Microsoft began migrating the Skype for Business application to their Teams collaboration platform. Microsoft touts this as a big win for customers because they will have a more streamlined workflow on the integrated application. Users can collaborate on files, communicate through chat, and have virtual meetings at the same time, on [...]

January 16th, 2020|Smarsh|0 Comments

Misleading advertising

Oh what a tangled web – Misleading ads. Although it’s usually the ‘harm and offence’ rulings that hit the headlines, roughly 70% of the complaints the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) receives each year concern potentially misleading advertising. Making sure your advertising doesn’t mislead consumers might seem straightforward, but it’s a broad area that often [...]

January 16th, 2020|CAP|0 Comments

Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing

Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing (NIPT) – A look at the Advertising Standards Authority’s (ASA) rulings. Statistics can be thorny. Even when true they can still be misleading, as demonstrated by this recent set of rulings against providers of Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing (NIPT) - a test that pregnant women can take to determine whether their foetus [...]

January 16th, 2020|CAP|0 Comments

Delivery charges in adverts

Wait a minute, Mr Postman – Delivery charges in ads. Internet shopping has a lot going for it. Along with avoiding the crowds, you can also find what you want, when you want and then instantly compare the prices with other businesses. With internet shopping becoming part and parcel of our everyday lives it’s [...]

January 16th, 2020|CAP|0 Comments

Enforcing ad rules on prenatal testing

The Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP) have published a new Enforcement Notice on Advertising Non-invasive Prenatal Testing (hereafter NIPT), which is a type of prenatal screening for genetic conditions which uses a maternal blood test to examine foetal DNA. It is offered on the NHS in some regions but also through private clinics. Ads for [...]

January 16th, 2020|CAP|0 Comments

Misleading financial promotions land firm with FCA fine

At the end of last year, claims management firm Professional Personal Claims Limited was hit with a £70,000 fine from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). What was the fine for, and are there lessons other regulated firms – not just claims management companies – can learn to avoid the same fate? Regulator clamps down [...]

January 12th, 2020|Compliance|0 Comments