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Get to know a few of the employees that make the magic behind the smile happen.

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.

Look for the rainbows

Amid the COVID‑19 pandemic, children around the world are displaying rainbows in their windows (and inspiring Amazon).

Thank you Amazon teams

Right now, delivering the things people need has never been more important. To all our Amazon teams on the floor, and on the road - thank you.

What does equality mean to our employees?

The theme for this year’s International Women’s Day (IWD) on March 8 was: ‘An equal is world is an enabled world'. Amazon employees told us what equality means to them.

COVID-19 update: More ways Amazon is supporting employees and contractors

Amazon offers extra time off with pay for employees diagnosed with the illness, and establishes a $25 million relief fund.

How is Amazon celebrating International Women’s Day?

International Women's Day on Sunday 8th March is a global event celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women.

Amazon plays host to first ever LGBT+ Leaders STEM conference

Amazon teams up with Pink News to host the largest careers event in the UK for LGBT+ undergraduates in STEM fields.

Friendships for life: A group of strangers who all found positivity at work

Participants of the I Found the Right Place programme reveal why Amazon is the right place for them and explain the positive impact of their role on their lives.

Amazon named a Top 10 Inclusive Employer by British LGBT+ Awards

Our place in the Top 10 recognises our long-term commitment to supporting members of the LGBT+ communities among our employees and customers.

Return to work after a career break with the AWS Returners Programme

Meet three Amazon employees who joined Amazon Web Services after taking time out
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