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

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  • They will perform a basic DBS check. When you apply for a job you will have to tick nearly a dozen boxes allowing Royal Mail to apply for and open your DBS check. They have a clear list of acceptable/unacceptable criminal charges on the job application.

  • No
    I’d just been released the week before my interview after serving 6 years for armed robbery

  • I don't know if they did a DBS check, but they definitely didn't check any of my work or personal references.

  • Well I work for royal mail only a cleaner but had to have lots of checks applied in October started in April

  • Criminal records check

  • Does anyone know if i may have got the date wrong on my pre employment check if i will failed to get the job?

  • Regular CRB

  • Disclosure and criminal record checks in scotland

  • Very stringent and done through their agency Angard

  • Full checks. 2 weeks

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