Each year 15,000 people leave the military in the UK. When entering the job market, ex-service personnel bring a wealth of unique and hard-earned skills which are often untapped in the tech sector. Continue reading
On Wednesday 6th November, Amazon is supporting This Is Engineering Day – an exciting annual campaign that brings engineering to life for young people around the country. Here’s how you can get involved. Continue reading
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With the support of Amazon’s Black Employee Network, Amazon has been celebrating Black History Month in style. Continue reading
Opinium’s survey of thousands of consumers analysed a range of metrics to identify the brands that matter most to consumers – and Amazon came out top for the second year running. Continue reading
We call our warehouses fulfilment centres because the entire process is fulfilled from start to finish – inventory comes in from manufacturers and is shipped out directly to customers.

Why Amazon warehouses are called fulfilment centres

What's in a name? Learn answers to common questions about these unique facilities.

How your package gets from Amazon's warehouse to your front door

From cargo lorries to planes, a look at how Amazon is planning the future of delivery.
We're a company of builders. Of pioneers. It's our job to make bold bets, and we get our energy from inventing on behalf of customers. Here are just some of the innovations pioneered by Amazon, and we're always looking for the next one.
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Pioneering: A passion for inventing

The world's best inventors come to Amazon to build new technologies and services that improve the lives of customers: consumers, sellers, content creators, and developers around the world.

Prime Air

Amazon Prime Air is a future delivery system that will safely get packages to customers in 30 minutes or less using small unmanned aerial vehicles.
Every day we see opportunities for business and content creators transformed through the power of the digital economy.

We run a number of programmes in the UK to help boost the revenue, reach and productivity of our small business, tech start up and content creator communities, providing practical support and shining a spotlight on their success.

Amazon and Enterprise Nation kick off ‘Clicks and Mortar’ with Manchester store for small business

Amazon has partnered with Enterprise Nation to launch Clicks and Mortar, a new programme to help small businesses grow on both the high street and online.

Unlocking the digital potential of rural areas could add £26 billion a year to our economy

A new report by Rural England and SRUC, commissioned by Amazon, finds that unlocking the digital potential of rural areas across the UK could add £12 to 26.4bn annually in Gross Value Added (GVA) – equivalent to 4 to 8.8 per cent - to the rural economy and at least £15bn to rural business turnover each year.
Investing in the UK economy
Learn more about Amazon's investment in the UK.
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Our Amazon in the Community programme seeks to help children and young people reach their potential in today’s digital world by creating a positive learning environment.
Explore how we help children and young people reach their potential in today’s digital world
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About Amazon in the Community

Helping children in the UK reach their potential in the digital world.

Helping female students into STEM careers with the Amazon Women in Innovation Bursary

The Amazon Women in Innovation Bursary is helping young women from less advantaged backgrounds fulfil their ambitions of a career in innovation and technology by providing financial support.
Putting our scale and our inventive culture to work on sustainability and protecting our environment.

Packaging and products

Redesigning packaging to reduce waste and making our private-label products in responsible ways.

Social responsibility

Amazon is strongly committed to conducting our business in a lawful and ethical manner, including engaging with suppliers who respect human rights, provide safe and inclusive workplaces, and promote a sustainable future.
If you love to build, to invent, to pioneer on a high performance team that's passionate about operational excellence—you’ll love it here.

Our Leadership Principles

Our Leadership Principles aren't just a pretty inspirational wall hanging. These Principles work hard, just like we do. Amazonians use them, every day, whether they're discussing ideas for new projects, deciding on the best solution for a customer's problem, or interviewing candidates.

Career Choice

Amazon introduced Career Choice in 2014, an innovative new education programme which pre-pays 95% of tuition and associated fees for permanent employees to undertake nationally recognised courses and funds up to £8,000 over four years. So far, over 2,000 employees have participated in Amazon's Career Choice programme, from eight different countries.
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Our mission

We aim to be Earth’s most customer centric company.

Investing in the UK since 1998

By the end of 2019, we will employ over 29,500 people with a broad range of skills across our UK Head Office in London; Development Centres in Cambridge, Edinburgh and London; our Customer Service Centre in Edinburgh; our Fulfilment Centres and Delivery Stations (including Prime Now sites) across the UK; our Fashion Photography Studio in Shoreditch; and our Amazon Web Services (AWS) UK Data Centre Region.
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