Questions and Answers about Debenhams

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

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No background checks, got offered the job after 30 mins interview

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Yes it takes 21 days but your kept informed every 24 hours by carrier pigeon.

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On occasion Debenhams require background checks. They usually take a few weeks but it all depends on time of the year.

Answered - Supervisor (Former Employee) - London

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No i never had any background checks

Answered - Cleaner (part-time) (Former Employee) - Lancaster

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Just an interview asking basic interview questions

Answered - Food Service Advisor (Former Employee) - Hanley, Staffordshire

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Depends on the working field you want to work in. For example if you want to work in the cleaning section then you need to have the experience of cleaning which would make you look good in front of the supervisor.

Answered - Cleaner (part-time) (Current Employee) - Birmingham, West Midlands

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Yes- Criminal record only

Answered - Sales Advisor (Former Employee) - Reading, Berkshire

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No CRB required but References are needed.
Doesn't take too long.

Answered - TSA (Former Employee) - London

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As far as I am aware Debenhams don't require background checks.

Answered - Sales Assistant (Christmas Temp) (Former Employee) - Aberdeen City

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Standard two references required, as well as standard question about eligibility to work in the UK and question about unspent criminal convictions (Simple Yes or No)

Answered - Senior Sales Adviser (Current Employee) - London

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