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Welcome to your Lloyds Banking Group Candidate Experience

At Security Watchdog we are committed to both our clients and their candidates. We endeavour to make the process of employment screening simple and brief, being as least intrusive into the life of a candidate as possible.

Please be advised that the level of information requested will depend upon what the company in question requires for the role you are being offered. If you supply all the information required quickly and accurately it will assist with the screening process.

If you need any help with the screening process please refer to the video/links below.

 

Contact us

E-mail: hello@securitywatchdog.org.uk

Team Line: 01420 595 220


A guide to your screening process


Acceptable Documentation

Throughout the screening process it is likely that certain documentation will be requested from you in order to support/enable the checks that have been requested by your employer. Depending on your prospective position, you may need to provide Security Watchdog with documentation such as Proof of Identity, Proof of Right to Work, Proof of Address.

The below outlines acceptable documentation, these can be uploaded direct to your form but will need to be verified by your agency in order to complete the checks:

ACCEPTABLE PROOF OF Address

  • Evidence can be accepted through an electoral roll match to current address in the credit check or acceptance of one of the documents listed below (overseas equivalent accepted). Originals must be seen and certified copies taken for file.

  • Utility bills dated within 3 months are acceptable however, Utility bills printed from the internet, mobile phone bills including bills from broadband or internet providers, and reminders/arrears letters are not acceptable.

  • Council Tax letter or statement dated within 12 months are acceptable however, reminders/arrears letters are not acceptable.

  • Current UK full or provisional photo driving licence with signature, only the date on the front must be used if the driving licence is valid, i.e. not expired based on the date on the front of the document, and is registered to their home address if the date on the licence is over 3 months old it is an acceptable proof of address document.

  • Current UK full (not provisional) signed paper driving licence o Current EU/EEA photo driving licence with signature.

  • Bank or Building Society statement issued by a Bank or Building Society in the UK, EU or an equivalent country, dated within 3 months and shows transactions are acceptable. Statements printed in branch must be stamped from a LBG heritage bank. Any other bank is not acceptable unless a posted statement. Statements showing only interest or forward balances, ISA statements and statements printed from the internet are not acceptable.

  • Mortgage statement issued by a Bank or Building Society in the UK, EU or an equivalent country dated within 12 months are acceptable. Statements printed from the internet are not acceptable.

  • HMRC correspondence which includes the 10 digit tax reference or NI number dated within 5 months are acceptable. P45/60’s are not acceptable.

  • UK Benefits notification dated within 5 months are acceptable. Must be from an official source i.e. the Benefits Agency/Jobcentre Plus confirming the rights to benefit. Tax Credit Award letters issued by HMRC can be accepted. Please note, a letter from a Job Centre Plus office may include hand written personal details, these are still acceptable.

  • State Pension Notification detailing the amounts received dated within 12 months or current period are acceptable. Must be from an official source, i.e. DWP/Local Authority confirming the rights to benefit.

  • Local Council Rent Statement dated within 3 months issued by the Local Council Authority detailing the individuals name, residential address and rent payments made within 3 months previous. Credit card styled/sized rent cards are not acceptable.

  • Tenancy agreement in date that has been stamped. o Credit Card Statement dated within 3 months are acceptable, however statements printed from the internet are not acceptable.

  • Vehicle Registration Document o Motor Insurance Certificate dated within 12 months.

  • House Insurance Certificate dated within 12 months o Medical Card.

  • Council/Housing Association Rent Book o TV Licence renewal notification expiry dated within 12 months o Vehicle Licence renewal notification dated within 12 months o Letter confirming placement at University or UCAS (any date).

  • Screen shot from a Financial Services branch terminal confirming address, stamped and certified by a branch colleague.

 

Acceptable proof of Identity

UK Nationals

  • A valid UK passport

  • Birth certificate - With proof of National Insurance Number

EEA Nationals

  • A valid EEA passport

  • National identity card

Non EEA Nationals

  • A valid passport with supporting Visa documentation

  • Biometric Residence Permit


Please note if a document in the List of Valid Identity Documents is:

  • Denoted with * - issued in the last 3 months

  • Denoted with ** - issued in the last 12 months


Screening Procedure Guidelines

Please use the buttons below to view our guidelines for completing your screening procedure.