Here are some useful links to industry websites which may be of use;
Affiliate Marketing Council (AMC)
The IAB’s Affiliate Marketing Council represents the UK affiliate industry. Meeting every two months at the IAB’s offices in central London the Council ratifies the work of the regulatory and promotions committees.
The AMC website can be found here; Affiliate Marketing Council
To find the date of the next meeting follow this link Council Dates
Internet Advertising Bureau (IAB)
The Internet Advertising Bureau (IAB) is the trade association for online advertising. With over 540 members, it’s run for the leading media owners and agencies in the UK internet industry.
You can find the site here; IAB
You can also find details of the IAB Affiliate marketing standards & guidelines here;
Please ensure if you use toolbars or vouchercodes you read these guidelines and are compliant.
Advertising Standards Association (ASA)
From March 1st 2011 the ASA extended their remit to include all online marketing channels including affiliate activities.
Further details of what is covered can be found here; http://www.asa.org.uk/Regulation-Explained/Online-remit.aspx
To get help and advice on how you can ensure you are compliant visit the Commitee of Advertising Practise site which can be found here; http://www.cap.org.uk/CAPServices/Digital-remit-advice.aspx