No they don't if someone has severe mental health problems who need help they still allow them on board. This poses numerous risks to the sane existing employees.
Yes they require references and Criminal checks. they take about a fortnight.
Yes. DBS Checks, These can take some time to come through.
Yes they do.
Yes - Security Clearances and almost immediate
Yes, basic disclosure and criminal checks
YES- There a employment history checks and also DBS checks
Yes, You need to have a full credit check as most areas with the Capita group deal with customers bank details
Yes, it depends on how long it takes someone to complete the online assessments and upload any documents related to do ID checks.
Crb and few weeks