Employee benefits2024-05-08T14:30:14+01:00

We truly believe that DE&S is a great place to work and it’s important to us that all our people feel the same way.

We’re a first-class and inspiring organisation, offering a unique employee experience supporting the UK’s armed forces and delivering some of the world’s most complex projects. As well as offering varied and fulfilling careers, we want to ensure that every single employee feels appreciated and fairly rewarded.

That means having the best possible employee benefits package, the flexibility to maintain a great work-life balance and the opportunity to achieve your full potential.

Here are just some of the many benefits you’ll have access to:


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Flexible working

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Health and wellbeing

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Professional development

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Culture and inclusion

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Additionally you can download our Little Book of Big Benefits.

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A fantastic place to work

Our Bristol Abbey Wood HQ

Our headquarters are based in Abbey Wood in Bristol, and house an impressive range of on-site facilities including a nursery, restaurants and coffee bistros, parking, ATM machines, a convenience store, hairdressers, plus dry cleaning facilities.

Our sports facilities include a fully equipped gym and sports hall with bookable classes, as well as squash courts, tennis courts and a football pitch.

Getting here

In addition to convenient access from the M32 and a number of frequent buses to the site, travel to Abbey Wood is also readily accessible by rail. The Filton Abbey Wood railway station is located adjacent to the site and offers regional services for commuters travelling in all directions.

Bristol topped the list in the Sunday Times Best Places to Live Guide 2017. The city was revealed as the most desirable location in all of Britain in the Guide, beating competition from London and other major UK destinations.

Our other locations

DE&S has people in over 150 locations across the UK and abroad including Yeovil, Portsmouth, Kineton and London.


More about Defence Equipment & Support

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Who we are

Part of the Ministry of Defence, we’re a mix of 12,500 talented civil servants and military personnel located across the UK and abroad.

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What we do

Delivering a programme of work of over £13bn annually, we ensure the UK Armed Forces have all the equipment and support they need for their operations.

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Work for us

Join us in specialisms from engineering to project management to commercial – take your first step to a more rewarding career with DE&S.

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