Defence Business Services


Defence Business Services (DBS)
Agency overview
Formed4 July 2011
JurisdictionUnited Kingdom
HeadquartersBristol, England, United Kingdom
Parent agencyMinistry of Defence

Defence Business Services (DBS) is one of the largest ‘Shared Services Centres’ in Europe and was initially set up to deliver Corporate HR, Payroll, Armed Forces Pensions and Compensation, Finance, Vetting and Information Services across the Ministry of Defence (MOD).


DBS is an organisation within the UK Government's Ministry of Defence and is responsible for providing corporate services to the department. It was established on 4 July 2011 by bringing together several MOD executive agencies.[1]


  1. ^ "Defence written statement". They Work For You. 6 July 2011. Retrieved 3 December 2018.

External links

  • Veterans UK on Gov.UK