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MI5 – The Security Service

MI5's mission is to keep the country safe. For more than a century we have worked to protect our people from danger whether it be from terrorism or damaging espionage by hostile states.

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A career at MI5 is like no other. Not only is it rewarding and unique, but the variety is unlike anywhere else. Our employees have significant autonomy to manage their own careers and the opportunity to change jobs or business areas every two to three years. It wouldn’t be unusual for someone to work in counter-terrorism, recruitment, counter-espionage and corporate communications within their first few roles. This variety together with our supportive and flexible working environment means most people who join MI5 stay for a substantial part of their careers.

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MI5 publishes 2018 Gender Pay Gap report

Today MI5, along with SIS and GCHQ, has published its Gender Pay Gap report for the first time.

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Celebrating Vote 100

MI5 is celebrating the centenary of women’s right to vote with a number of events. In particular, our gender network is...

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