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Miscellaneous, Integrity or Additional Information

This section asks questions about specific checks your employer has requested as part of your screening.  It is your chance to declare anything adverse that may arise during your screening.  Specific guidance over the information you will need to declare is given below, but as a rough guide, if you are in doubt, it is better to declare information than not to.  If after reading the guidance below, you are still unsure whether or not to make a declaration, please speak to your recruiter or HR contact with your employer.

If you declare ‘Yes’ to any question, please give full details in the relevant box, including dates.  Please note that your information is held in line with the Data Protection Act 1998 and European Directive 96/8.  Further details on our data protection policy can be found in the Candidate Guide, downloadable from the link on the left hand side.


Criminality

Have you ever been convicted of any offence in a court of law? (Subject to 1974 Rehabilitation of Offenders Act)

Please answer Yes or No and give full details of any offences should your answer be Yes.  Details of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 can be found here: http://www.yourrights.org.uk/yourrights/privacy/spent-convictions-and-the-rehabilitation-of-offenders/index.shtml Please note that offences such as driving under the influence of alcohol are also criminal convictions and as such should be declared in this section.

If Yes, please give details of date(s) of offence(s) and sentences passed

Do you have any proceedings currently pending against you that could result in a conviction? *

Please tell us about any proceedings currently underway against you: for example if you have been charged with a crime (including driving under the influence of alcohol and similar offences) but have yet to be found guilty or not guilty.

If Yes, please give details of the offence(s)


Financial

The information you supply will be checked against consumer database sources, but this does not constitute a 'credit check'.  We are not checking for approval for credit but for publicly held adverse information held about you.

Have you ever had a County Court Judgement (CCJ), Individual Voluntary Arrangement (IVA), Debt Management Plan, Trust Deed or other judgement debt, whether satisfied or not and whether discharged or not, or are you aware of any such action pending? *

Please give us full details of any of the types of financial information held about you as detailed in the question.  If you are not sure if any of these judgments have been passed against you, you may wish to contact a credit checking agency and run a check against yourself.  These checks are usually inexpensive, available online and carried out instantly.  An internet search for ‘credit checking agency’ will give a range of websites that offer this service.

If yes, please provide details

Have you ever been declared bankrupt either in UK or elsewhere, or are you aware of any such action pending? *

If yes, please provide details

Have you ever had sanctions imposed against yourself or an alias by a financial regulator or any other Governmental regulator (e.g. FDA) in the UK or internationally? *

By financial regulator, we mean the Bank of England, Financial Conduct Authority (formerly known as the Financial Services Authority) or any similar financial regulator, whether in the UK or any other country.  Please let us know full details about the sanctions imposed including the dates.

If yes, please provide details


 

Directorships

Are you, or have you been within the last 10 years, a director or partner in any company, or do you own 3% or more of any public company and or 15% or more of any private company whether or not you are/were a director? *

Please tell us about any companies you have been a director of in the parameters shown.  Please tell us the name of the company, dates of trading, nature of business and your current status with the company. 

If yes, please provide details

Have you been disqualified by a court from acting as a director of a company, or from acting in the management of the affairs of any company, partnership or unincorporated body? *

Please give the full details of any court decisions made against you in the capacity of a director of a company, including the reasons why the decision was made, dates and details of the company/companies involved.

If yes, please provide details

Are any of your relatives or your partner, director of a company or have they been in the past? *

Please give us details of your partner or relatives’ involvement in the company, the company name and nature of business should your answer be yes.

If yes, please provide details

Have you ever been dismissed by an employer or from any office of employment (excluding redundancy/expiry of fixed-term contract)?

Please tell us details of any employments you have had that ended due to dismissal, including the name of the company, job title and the circumstances in which you left.  Please note that if you have declared ‘dismissed’ as a reason for leaving any of the employments you have declared in the Employment History section then you should detail the circumstances here.

If yes, please provide details

Do you have any live disciplinary warnings on file or any pending disciplinary hearing?

Please tell us about any live or pending disciplinary warnings or hearings against you, including the details why, dates and the current situation with your employers: for example, you may be waiting for a disciplinary hearing shortly.

If yes, please provide details.


    Driving licence information (if applicable)

    Do you hold a driving licence?

    Please let us know if you have a driving licence.  If not, you do not need to answer any further questions in this section.  Your employer will have indicated that you are driving as part of your role or that you have a company car as part of your employment, which is why they have asked us to check the conditions of your driving licence.

    If yes, please state type

    Please tell us what type of licence you hold: for example, a provisional licence, HGV licence, international driver’s licence.

    Driving Licence Number

    Please give us your driving licence number as it appears on your licence.  In the UK this is displayed on your photo card as item 5.

    Date of expiry

    Please tell us the date your licence expires.  In the UK this is displayed on your photo card as item 4b.  Details about renewing a UK licence can be found at the following link: https://www.gov.uk/renew-driving-licence

    Country of issue

    Please tell us the country your driving licence was issued in.

    Please detail any penalties (if applicable)

    Please give details of any driving penalties on your licence.  This includes fixed penalty notices for speeding or parking offences, and driving related criminal convictions, including driving under the influence of alcohol.