New starter documents2023-03-07T09:42:56+00:00

New starter document download centre

Welcome to the DE&S new starter document download centre where you’ll find useful reading material to help prepare you for your career with us. These include information for your personal journey such as the on-boarding process, the pension scheme and benefits available. It also includes information about the culture at DE&S, such as diversity and inclusion, business ethics and our organisational behaviours.

Click on the download buttons to view the docs, which open as a pdf. document (you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view pdfs). Once downloaded you can save the documents for future reference.



Your On-boarding Process


Your Pension Choices

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The Little Book of Big Benefits

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Our culture

The DE&S Way

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DE&S Behaviours

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Diversity and Inclusion

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Business Ethics

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More on-boarding

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Pension choices
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More about Defence Equipment & Support

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Who we are

Part of the Ministry of Defence, we’re a mix of 11,500 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 £10bn 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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