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Does BBC require pre-employment background checks? What kind of background check does BBC do and how long does it take to complete?

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The checks are simple it takes 3/4 minutes

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My background check took 7 weeks and then after all that they had me deported back to south America.

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Not aware of it

Answered - Ruddy Joinery, Carpenter and Site Manager (Former Employee) - Canary Wharf

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They check you out but only for unfaithfulness in marriage.

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You have a meeting with the metropolitan chief constable of police

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Yes they check everything.

Answered - Runner (Former Employee) - Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear

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It takes 3/4 weeks and it costs you personally £85.

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No, but if you've been done for assault with a dangerous weapon for gods sake tell them upfront .

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Yes, passport and NI number. Plus references.

Answered - Deputy Head of News (Current Employee) - London, Greater London

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