Tag : backlash

M&S Faces Public Backlash Over Cauliflower Steaks

8 months ago / 0 comments

Marks and Spencer recently faced public backlash for selling cauliflower slices in plastic boxes marketed as “cauliflower steaks” for £2. Consumers raised concerns over excess packaging and overpricing, pointing out that a whole cauliflower could be purchased in M&S for £1, offering far better value for money whilst being better … Read More

Leeds University Union Women’s Hockey Club Lambasted for “chav-themed social”

10 months ago / 0 comments

Leeds University Union Women’s Hockey Club have come under fire after allegedly hosting what the University of Leeds have called an “ill-judged” social, referring to its supposed “chav” theme. In the club’s Facebook group, members were encouraged to dress as “lower-class” people complete with “luminous underwear on show,” setting aside … Read More

News | UPDATE: Leeds restaurant's ad faces backlash

4 years ago / 0 comments

A Leeds restaurant has been forced to remove its advert from a Hyde Park billboard after coming under fire for mocking domestic abuse charities. Following mounting pressure on social media and a number of complaints to the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), Red’s True BBQ concealed their advert which was seen to … Read More

News | Leeds Met name change approved

5 years ago / 0 comments

Leeds Metropolitan University will officially be renamed Leeds Beckett from September 2014. The Privy Council approved the name change despite a strong backlash from students. Arguments against the change stated the £250,000 estimated cost could be better spent on improving facilities. The university said it had “outgrown” the old name. This … Read More