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Meet the Amazon teams preparing your festive orders

We have made more than 150 process changes to keep our incredible people safe during the pandemic and deliver magic experiences for customers.

Remembrance Day: Every poppy counts

On Remembrance Day, Wednesday 11th November, Amazon’s employee affinity group for ex-military personnel is proud to support The Royal British Legion’s Poppy Appeal.

This is Engineering Day 2020: how to get involved

On Wednesday 4th November, Amazon will be supporting This is Engineering Day – here’s a roundup of how you can get involved this year.

HERoes Women Role Model Lists 2020 recognise Amazon’s female leaders

The HERoes Women Role Model Lists, supported by Yahoo Finance, showcase leaders who are championing women in business and driving change for gender diversity in the workplace.

Amazon ranks #2 on Forbes World’s Best Employers list

Survey participants rated their satisfaction with their employers’ COVID-19 response, economic footprint, talent development, gender equality, and social responsibility for an independent survey of 160,000 employees of 750 companies in 58 countries.

What is the Door Desk Challenge?

Amazon employees and their families have been getting creative at home with designs inspired by themes such as the NHS, the value of community and the environment.

Making the digital world accessible to all

As we celebrate World Sight Day on October 8, leading digital inclusion specialist Robin Christopherson explains how technology can help us all achieve our goals.

Celebrating UK Black History Month

October marks Black History Month, an annual commemoration of the history, achievements and contributions of Black communities in the UK.

Amazon’s Black Employee Network teams up with Conscious Youth

Huddersfield-based community organisation Conscious Youth is set to benefit from a new donation and partnership with Amazon’s affinity group for black employees.

Look inside an Amazon Fulfilment Centre with a guided video tour

Due to the safety and wellbeing of employees and the public, our in-person tours of our Fulfillment Centers are paused at the moment. But we have made it possible to have a look inside and join our FC Tours team on a virtual video tour.

Amazon continues to invest in Cambridge with a new team focused on Amazon Scout

Amazon announces a new investment to expand research and development of autonomous delivery technology in the UK, with the creation of a new team focused on Amazon Scout.

John Boumphrey appointed UK Country Manager for Amazon

We are pleased to announce today that John Boumphrey has been named Amazon’s new UK Country Manager. John first joined Amazon nine years ago as Director of Media in the UK, and is currently the Vice President of Amazon Fashion Europe.

Amazon employees recognised in EMpower Ethnic Minority Role Model Lists 2020

Every year, the EMpower Ethnic Minority Role Model Lists celebrate those who are making strides in their industries and opening doors for other ethnic minorities.

Amazon to create 10,000 new permanent jobs across the UK in 2020

So far this year, Amazon has created 3,000 new permanent roles across the UK. A further 7,000 will follow by the end of the year, plus 20,000 seasonal positions for the festive period.

Beyond injury, achieving the extraordinary

After suffering serious injuries during a tour of duty, former Army Captain Tony Harris found fresh purpose in competitive sports, coaching leadership skills and a new career at Amazon

Why ‘STEMinism’ matters in the classroom and beyond

In partnership with Teach First, tour leaders at Amazon Fulfilment Centres have been exploring how to encourage more girls to pursue further study and careers in STEM.

“We’re all in this together”

Amazon’s employees across Europe have come together to share their tips and inspiration as everybody adjusts to life during COVID-19.

LGBTQ+ authors and allies #ReadWithPride: Part Two

A stellar literary line-up of LGBTQ+ authors and stories share their stories for Pride.

LGBTQ+ authors and allies #ReadWithPride

Author and YouTuber Lucy Powrie joins a stellar literary line-up to read short clips of their works and celebrate LGBTQ+ visibility for Pride.

How is Amazon celebrating Pride in 2020?

Pride Month is always special at Amazon – both for our LGBTQ+ employees and the many others who are proud to count themselves as allies.

Meeting the Moment

A new series takes viewers behind the scenes of Amazon to meet some of the people who are delivering smiles.

Meet our new recruits

As the coronavirus outbreak transformed our concept of ‘normality’, people from different walks of life had to put their business on hold. For many of them, a temporary role at Amazon has provided a welcome opportunity, and a way to step up at a challenging time.

A welcome opportunity

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted the lives of people across the country and left them without regular sources of income. Here at Amazon, people have turned to us to provide essential products and services during this period and we in turn are bringing more people into our teams to meet the demand.
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