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Pupils build their own Alexa Skills at Amazon’s Digital Careers Day

As part of our commitment to promoting the diverse range of exciting careers available for young people in STEM, Amazon’s UK head office opened its doors to the next generation of innovators and inventors.

Amazon recognised as Female Tech Employer of the Year 2019

The award by Women in Tech, a leading careers and advice outlet, is in recognition of Amazon’s dedication to helping women succeed in the technology sector.

Be inspired by the Amazon LGBT+ Reading Roadshow

This week Amazon kicked off the LGBT+ Reading Roadshow, a new initiative that brings literacy, diversity and inclusion together

Amazon LGBT+ Reading Roadshow shines light on diversity and inclusion in schools

New initiative follows YouGov survey revealing the extent of LGBT+ bullying in schools and desire among teachers for more support from business leaders.

The king of culture: Meet the boss who wants to change mindsets

Amazon’s UK Fulfilment Centre network is supported by a team of dedicated health and safety professionals that is over 100-strong.

Celebrating Amazon’s military veterans and reservists on Armed Forces Day

This week, Amazon is celebrating Armed Forces Reserves Day and Armed Forces Day by recognising Amazon’s military veterans and reservists who use their hard earned skills, training and experience to deliver for our customers.

Amazon apprenticeships: education, beyond the classroom

Amazon has expanded its apprenticeship offer in the UK. Thanks to a blend of theoretical and hands-on learning, apprentices like Nicola, Kirsty and Jake are shaping their future careers.

Greater numeracy adds up to real change in the digital age

National Numeracy Day shines a spotlight on the important role numeracy plays in boosting opportunities for people of all backgrounds.

Recognition at the British Ex-Forces Business Awards

At this year's British Ex-Forces Business Awards, our Military Programme Manager, Gillian Russell, was named Advocate of the Year and Amazon named Employer of the Year.

Next up for Amazon UK employees: build your own small business delivering Amazon packages

The program continues Amazon’s long-time commitment of empowering employees to pursue career aspirations

Leaders are not always the ones who shout the loudest

Ramat Tejani grew up in East London, not far from the office where she now works. Brought up to believe passionately in the power of education, she’s one of a team of female ambassadors bringing their desire to “help people be the best version of themselves” to an ambitious new initiative designed to encourage a wider range of voices in tech.

From Refugee to Entrepreneur to Philanthropist: In conversation with Dame Shirley

Dame Shirley inspires the Amazon team in our Cambridge Development Centre with her inspirational life story as a leading woman working in technology.

Amazon named the Most Popular Graduate Recruiter in Retail

It’s the fourth time Amazon has won the Most Popular Graduate Recruiter in Retail – and this year we also ranked second in the Most Popular Graduate Recruiter in IT and Technology Award.

Recognition for championing disability issues at the 2019 National Diversity Awards

Congratulations to our People with Disabilities employee group (AmazonPwD) and Suzie Miller, who have both been nominated for the 2019 National Diversity Awards – celebrating some of Britain’s most inspirational people and honouring the UK’s rich history of diversity and inclusion.

Amazon Ranked #1 for LinkedIn 2019 Top Companies in the UK

Thanks to employees making Amazon a great place to work, we’re pleased to hear we've taken first place in the 2019 Linkedin Top Companies list in the UK.

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Balancing family and work life at Amazon

Najine Collins, Agency Lead – UK, Amazon Advertising, talks about her career and life at Amazon.

Tech women are changing the world

Maths, computer science and making the tech industry a great place for women: Helen Lyashenko, Software Development Manager at Amazon, is a woman of many passions – and the head of the London chapter of the Amazon Women in Engineering affinity group.

Our diverse economy needs innovative women

We are building on our existing diversity programmes to launch Amazon Amplify - a new programme designed to both further increase the number of women in tech and innovation roles across the UK business and help inspire the next generation of female innovators.

A second chance at life

From receiving a double lung transplant to running the London Marathon, climbing Ben Nevis and finding a dream job at Amazon Web Services (AWS): when Mike Mackay got a new chance at life, he chose to make the most of it.

Investing in the future of British talent

We’re announcing a new fully-funded apprenticeship programme, giving 1,000 new recruits and existing employees an exciting path to becoming Amazon’s future leaders, engineers and innovators.

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I Found the Right Place

“I have worked for Amazon for 10 years now and never once have I been bored or not engaged, every day brings a new challenge as the company evolves,” said Catherine Wintle, fulfilment centre buyer at Amazon in Swansea.

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From Manchester to Seattle

Fulfilment centre employee, Jelena Skorodumova from Manchester, spent a week exploring Seattle as part of the ‘I Found the Right Place’ programme

Our people

From Dunstable to Seattle

Fulfilment centre employee, Katya Karklisiyska from Dunstable, spent a week exploring Seattle as part of the ‘I Found the Right Place’ programme
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