It's a basic Background/ Credit Check.
They check your previous employer by contacting them to confirm your tenure . No they do not have the power to look at your NI Cont etc thats a breach of confidentiality.
Previous HSBC Branch Manager
None but they check you out at the local masonic lodge's to see if you've been rejected for membership by any of them for soliciting in public toilets.
Yes all details
Yes criminal and credit checks
Answered - Collections Associate (Current Employee) - Birmingham, West Midlands
Yes about a week.
Answered - Computer operations technical Specialist (Former Employee) - Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Background credit checks are completed.
Answered - Customer Service Executive (Former Employee) - Coventry, West Midlands
Unsure as was a very casual environment on the evening shift however the day time hours required a more business dresscode
Answered - Operations Administrator (Former Employee) - Coventry, West Midlands
Answered - Manager of Personal Lending Dept, (Former Employee) - Leicester
Yes, pre-employment check required. Process takes 4-6 weeks, very slow.
Answered - Financial Crime Risk Officer (Current Employee) - Canary Wharf, Greater London
The checks will be completed within 14 days after the interview day.
Answered - Customer Service (Current Employee) - Coventry