Talk:Trustee Conflict of Interest Policy

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Currently we have some redundant clases if we adopt the proposed expenses policy. Victuallers 18:43, 6 November 2011 (UTC)

Dead link

The link to "A Guide To Conflicts of Interest For Charity Trustees" is a dead link. Should it be either http://www.charity-commission.gov.uk/charity_requirements_guidance/charity_governance/good_governance/conflicts.aspx or http://www.charity-commission.gov.uk/faqs/running_a_charity/id184.aspx ? 175.38.176.152 05:04, 20 September 2012 (UTC)

It was the first one, which is linked from the second anyway. Thanks for pointing it out. -- (talk) 08:31, 20 September 2012 (UTC)

COI for staff?

We currently don't have a conflict of interest policy that applies to our staff members. We should probably think about either introducing one, or revising this policy to also cover staff. Thanks. Mike Peel (talk) 18:14, 28 April 2013 (UTC)

I remember looking at this a while back, and thought the staff policies and contracts of employment covered it adequately. Though I can't remember which bits of each. The Land (talk) 19:09, 28 April 2013 (UTC)
What has changed since first having staff is our experience of how CC and legal interpretation of COI for trustees was not sufficient, even when we are supported by independent professional advice, due to the nature of Wikimedia projects and associated internal policies. It could well be that this area could benefit with a review with the same types of scenario in mind. As far as I am aware, staff contracts have not changed in any significant way over the last 18 months, though I may have not been in the loop on some operational changes. This might be a topic for one of the Committees to consider if we expect detailed recommendations and the whole area of governance, including expectations and protection for staff would benefit from periodic review anyway. -- (talk) 19:48, 28 April 2013 (UTC)
The staff policies (which are linked to from Constitution) seem to refer COI to this policy rather than any other policy, and this document only covers trustees, not staff. I don't have access to our staff's contracts (since they haven't been made available on any of our wikis), but the draft documents that I do have records for don't appear to cover conflicts of interest. Thanks. Mike Peel (talk) 20:24, 28 April 2013 (UTC)
I cannot think of any reason as to why the standard used for staff contracts should not be available on the office wiki for reference. I do recall a decision that any declaration of staff interests would go via the CEO who would make a judgement call as to whether a public declaration were necessary. I agree that the actual definition of relevant COI for staff and how that differs from trustees should be made clear (they could vary significantly). -- (talk) 20:32, 28 April 2013 (UTC)
Uploaded. (Thanks Richard N.) There is nothing specific about CoI's in it. Jon Davies WMUK (talk) 14:26, 29 April 2013 (UTC)