Month: June 2012

ASA Upholds Complaint About Rooney and Wilshere Marketing Tweets for Nike

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) ruled on 20 June that two tweets for Nike posted by footballers Wayne Rooney and Jack Wilshere were not obviously identifiable as advertisements and should be taken down. The tweet from Rooney read: “My resolution – to start the year as a champion, and finish it as a champion…#makeitcount” The …   Read more

TUPE – Service Provision Change

The past year has seen a flurry of cases in the employment courts under the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (TUPE) concerning disputes as to whether an employee has transferred to another contractor or client under a service provision change. With a volatile economy and companies seeking alternative ways to operate their …   Read more