A conflict of interest refers to any personal activity by an employee that doesn't align with their employer's best interest or goals. In this case, [company name].And as such, these circumstances can cloud the employee's judgment or commitment to the company. And consequently, negatively affect the organization.For example, conflicts of interest might include:
- Using your position in the company for personal gain
- Participating in activities that directly or indirectly benefit a competitor
- Using company connections for your personal gain - without permission from the company
- Utilizing company equipment for another business
Note: This is just a few examples and not an exhaustive list. If you have questions about other activities that constitute a conflict of interest, please contact [HR].