You are here:

Last updated on 21 June 2019
Ref: 5858
School types: All · School phases: All

Are you clear on when to withdraw from a meeting because of a conflict of interest? See real-life examples to understand the underlying principles and find out what to do when they arise.

Article tools

Contents

  1. What a conflict of interest is
  2. Why it matters
  3. Pecuniary interests
  4. Personal relationships
  5. Sitting on more than one board
  6. Chair of governors
  7. Parent governors 
  8. Staff governors

More from The Key

The Key has taken great care in publishing this article. However, some of the article's content and information may come from or link to third party sources whose quality, relevance, accuracy, completeness, currency and reliability we do not guarantee. Accordingly, we will not be held liable for any use of or reliance placed on this article's content or the links or downloads it provides. This article may contain information sourced from public sector bodies and licensed under the Open Government Licence.