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Is it normal British Airways policy to ask new recruits to hand in their notice to the current employer even though all conditional checks haven't been made such as medicals, driving tests, security checks, employments references? What happens if the candidates hand in their notice then fail one or the more of the conditional checks?

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  • No you only hand in your notice at the final stage of your checks, when everything else is complete and your current employee is the only reference required to complete.

  • Yes they tend to ask once in the role or can take very long to process the start date due to getting references etc.

    If you fail one or more conditional checks then you will not be accepted to take employment with British Airways. You must always declare any convictions too as they are very strict. However, based on the current climate with terrorism etc. It is certainly for the best.

  • They advise you not to hand your notice in at your current employer until it has been confirmed all your checks are clear.

  • No only once all checks have been done and you are officially offerd the position do you hand your notice in

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