< back to page history

This is not the most recent version of this page.
Please click here to view the current version.

HOMEWORKING SCHEMES

Homeworking scheme advertisements must neither mislead the audience nor exploit the susceptibilities or credulity of those seeking work.

Principle Homeworking scheme advertisements must neither mislead the audience nor exploit the susceptibilities or credulity of those seeking work. Definition Homeworking schemes are employment opportunities requiring participants to make articles, perform services or offer facilities at or from home. Participants can be self-employed or employed by a business. Rules 24.1 Advertisements must not give a misleading impression of how homeworking schemes work or of the likely remuneration. Advertisements must make clear conditions, obligations or limitations that could reasonably be expected to influence a decision to participate in the scheme. 24.2 No homeworking scheme may be advertised: 24.2.1 if a charge or deposit is required to obtain information about the scheme 24.2.2 Television only – if it involves a charge for raw materials or components or 24.2.3 Television only – if the advertiser offers to buy goods made by the homeworker.