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1 Application for employment Please complete and return this form to: Position applied for: Location/Department: Vacancy Number: Surname: Forenames: Home Address: Post Code: Home Telephone No. Mobile No. Address Work Telephone No. (if appropriate) Have you applied to Argos before? Has Argos employed you previously? Do you require a work permit to work in the European Community? YES / NO (if in doubt please visit the UKBA Website) Do you have any unspent criminal convictions? Where did you learn about this vacancy? Please tick box Employment Agency Internet Press Advertisement Please specify Introduction from Argos Employee Name/Location Other Please specify Do you hold any of the following licences / certificates? (Note: You only need to answer this question where one of the licences is listed as a requirement of the job you re applying for ) Full Driving Licence LGV Licence First Aid Certificate No. of Penalty Points Class First Aid Cert. Expiry Date:.. Young People & Schoolchildren Please tick this box if you have left school and you are aged between 16 and 17*. Please tick this box if you are below the minimum school leaving age*. *Note: If you are aged 16 or 17 or you are below the minimum school leaving age, there are legal restrictions on the amount of night work and the daily/weekly hours you can work. Your answer to this question allows us to consider you for vacancies with working hours which are suitable for your age group. Important You will need to provide original documentary evidence that you are entitled to take up employment in the UK. If you are invited to interview/assessment please ensure that you bring originals of suitable identification documents (e.g. a passport) together with photocopies for our records. This will enable us to meet our legal obligations and validate your eligibility to work in the UK. If you require further information about what is acceptable identification documentation, please contact the recruiting manager prior to attending your interview/assessment. Please note we will not be able to progress your application without evidence of your Right to Work in the UK.

2 AVAILABLE WORKING TIMES - for certain roles Customer Services or within Retail it is important to indicate times you are available to work. If you are interested in working within either of these business areas it is crucial to your application that you complete this section. (if you are applying to Distribution or Head Office (Avebury) it is not necessary to complete this) Please indicate by ticking the appropriate box/boxes the days and times you are available to work (Customer Services &/or Retail applications only): Mornings Afternoons Evenings Nights Full Days EDUCATION & TRAINING Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Secondary Education Dates Subject Level Grade Name of School From To GCSE, O / A level Further Education Name of Dates Subject/Course Level Grade College/University From To Any other relevant qualification or training Date Duration Course Organiser / Provider Subject Membership of any professional bodies

3 EMPLOYMENT HISTORY Present / Most Recent Employer Name & Address Reasons for leaving/wishing to leave? Job Title Date Commenced Date Left (If applicable) Amount of notice required Contact for reference Present Salary per Brief description of Roles and Responsibilities: Previous Employers (please give details of previous employers, starting with the most recent.) Dates Name & Address Position held & brief description of Reasons for leaving From To (including contact name for reference) duties HOBBIES AND INTERESTS What interests do you have? (include any details of voluntary work etc.)

4 Please give any other information you feel may support your application. Please continue on a separate sheet if necessary DECLARATION I certify that the information given is to the best of my knowledge, complete and accurate and I understand that if any statement is subsequently found to be false or misleading my employment may be terminated. I agree to the processing of any sensitive personal data, as defined under the Data Protection Act 1998, that I may have identified or volunteered in the completion of this application form. I understand that in particular the Company will process information relating to criminal convictions for the purposes of recruitment and any information obtained will be recorded on file. I authorise the Company to take up references and acknowledge that any offer of employment is subject to the satisfactory completion of this process. I understand that no contact will be made with my present employer until an offer of employment is accepted. I hereby give Argos Ltd authority to obtain other references on my employment history and to verify any of the information I have given in the completion of this application form. Signed. Date ADDITIONAL INFORMATION FROM INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY Current Job Title Location/Department Line Managers Name Employee No. Grade Current Salary Now pass your application to your line manager Please comment briefly on the suitability of the applicant to undertake the duties and responsibilities of the position applied for. You may wish to make comments under the following headings Job performance, potential and time keeping. Managers signature:.. Date: I confirm that I have spoken with my line manager regarding my application and have seen the comments that my manager has written. Signed Date

5 EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES MONITORING Note for internal use: This sheet must be removed from the application form before it is handed over for short listing. EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES: The Company processes data relating to ethnic origin solely for the purpose of equal opportunities monitoring. You are under no obligation to provide the information. If you do not wish to provide this information please leave the following section blank and tick here: Ethnic Origin African Black or Black British - Caribbean Mixed White & Asian Asian or Asian Black Other Black or Black British Other Mixed White & Black Caribbean Asian or Asian British Bangladeshi Caribbean Pakistani Asian or Asian British Indian Chinese White Asian or Asian British Other Chinese or other ethnic group White British Asian or Asian British - Pakistani Chinese Other White Irish Bangladeshi Indian White Other Black or Black British African Mixed Other Other Gender Male Age Range Religion/Belief Buddist Female Christian Transgender Hindu Jewish Muslim Sikh 65+ No Religion Other Title Mr Marital Status Single Disability Yes Mrs Married No Ms Civil Partnership Miss Divorced Dr Widowed If you have answered yes to the disability question, please describe any reasonable adjustments we should make: a) At Interview b) In the Workplace (If appointed)