The SG wishes to promote and encourage senior officers and appointees making appropriate contributions to the work of other bodies – thereby broadening their experience; allowing them to give other bodies the benefit of their expertise; and enhancing the contribution they can make to their own employer. However, it is important to ensure that there is:
- no conflict of interest;
- the time commitment is appropriate; and
- arrangements for remuneration are seen to be appropriate
Public Bodies Information Update 109 (available as a downloadable document below) deals with how to ensure these conditions are met.