ASA bans Health Lottery advert for encouraging gambling behaviour

ASA bans Health Lottery advert for encouraging gambling behaviour

26 Nov 2014 | Alice Sharman

The Advertising Standards Agency has ruled that an advert from the Health Lottery promoting an online direct debit offer cannot be shown as it is irresponsible and encourages gambling.


ASA bans Health Lottery advert for encouraging gambling behaviour

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Social return on investment key topic for Conservative think-tank

Iain Duncan Smith has expressed support for a statutory funding philosophy based on social return on investment that he says could change the culture of national and local government.

Government delays good for fundraisers

Treasury's delays on introducing international accounting standards for NHS charities can only be welcomed by fundraisers.

Volunteering England warns on Vetting and Barring scheme

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Well-advised: How charities can work with philanthropy advisers

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It is incredibly important that charities raise larger concerns about broader issues, rather than only focusing on the immediate situation.

» Brooks Newmark: charities should keep out of politics

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Civil society organisations should be a shining example for workplace equality. Where are all the women at the top of our profession, asks Rowena Lewis.

Decisions, decisions: How donors decide which charities to support

It is not just major donors and new philanthropists who want to support effective charities, the prompts for giving are complex across the giving spectrum. Beth Breeze discusses the latest research on how donors select which charities to support.

If you're not a fundraiser, you're a cost: the Kidney Research UK philosophy

Kidney Research UK is taking no prisoners. From the frontline to the chief executive, everyone has responsibility for fundraising. Peter Storey explains the charity’s brave reinvention

 Corporate fundraisers should focus on finance, construction and manufacturing

Charities should look to build relationships with companies working in financial services, manufacturing and construction as those three sectors are likely to enjoy the quickest recovery as the economy begins to strengthen.

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