Yes. They conduct financial background checks, cross reference checks.
Yes. Basic checks are done, with the applicant completing a declaration form regarding E.g outside appointment, family members working in same organisation etc. Duration about 2-3 weeks
They do pre employment checks and it doesnt take that long as i was recruited within a week.
I think do not have such checking
Yes, DBS do check for any black records in the individual past history. The process is very quick and will not hinder any point of the interview.
Not Sure on the exact process