Questions and Answers about HSBC

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

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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

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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.

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Yes all details

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Yes criminal and credit checks

Answered - Collections Associate (Current Employee) - Birmingham, West Midlands

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Yes about a week.

Answered - Computer operations technical Specialist (Former Employee) - Barnsley, South Yorkshire

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Background credit checks are completed.

Answered - Customer Service Executive (Former Employee) - Coventry, West Midlands

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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

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Answered - Manager of Personal Lending Dept, (Former Employee) - Leicester

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Yes, pre-employment check required. Process takes 4-6 weeks, very slow.

Answered - Financial Crime Risk Officer (Current Employee) - Canary Wharf, Greater London

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The checks will be completed within 14 days after the interview day.

Answered - Customer Service (Current Employee) - Coventry

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