You are here:
Register of business and pecuniary interests
Find out about your requirements for publishing a register of business and pecuniary interests on maintained school and academy trust websites. This covers roles such as governors, trustees and members of the trust. See examples of registers.
Viewing article for:
You must keep a register of interests
Your school must:
- Keep a register of the business and pecuniary interests of:
- All governors who've served at any point over the past 12 months
- The headteacher
- Associate members (including whether they have voting rights on any committees)
- Keep the register up to date
- Publish it online in a readily accessible form - this usually means it needs to be available on a webpage without the need to download or open a separate document
This is explained on pages 11 to 12 of the DfE's statutory guidance on the constitution of governing boards and section 4.9 of the DfE's statutory guidance on schemes for financing LA maintained schools.
What you're required to include in the register
Business interests that they or a member of their immediate family have (for example, that they work for a supply company that your school uses) Governance roles in other educational institutions Relationships they have with
More from The Key
Bitesize training with a big impact
Our on-demand training has your whole board covered and lets them learn at a time and pace that suits them.
Help your new governors hit the ground running with our expertly-designed induction training, and our role-specific courses support your link governors develop key skills and confidence in their role.
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 v3.0.