Marketing Matters Nov/Dec 2017 ISSUE 59

ACADEMIA MUST DO BETTER Those who thought that those running our universities might just be setting a good example to young people have had to think again as the …

AND THERE’S MORE University ethics might also be a consideration for choice. A recent investigation by the Daily Mail indicated that at least 24 universities, all …

BROADBAND CON A Which? survey of broadband speeds reveals that some providers are claiming speeds that are up to 62% higher than they really are…

OCH AYE A move to set a minimum price per unit for the sale of alcohol has been approved by the Supreme Court in Scotland, making the country the first in the world …

PLANE SILLY Meanwhile travellers by plane are emerging as problem drinkers, with 10% drinking 15 units or more on their flight. Reasons given are nerves, the easy …

ENDOWMENT FLOPS EXPOSED Tens of thousands of homebuyers who were persuaded to take out mortgage endowment policies with insurance companies in …

STEPHEN DRAWS THE LINE Actor Stephen Tomkinson (DCI Banks) has turned down lucrative voice-over work offers from a credit card company. This is, he says …

ADS IN THE DOCK
o An ad for Surrey Police that suggested hearing a crying baby was not a reason …
o A Royal Mail ad that was intended to raise awareness of identity theft has been …
o Virgin Active apologised to a ballet dancer who appeared in an ad for their gyms …

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