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In 2021 we will employ more than 55,000 people across the UK and 1.3 million around the world.

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

Meet our Amazon safety apprentices

We’re celebrating the first Amazon safety apprentices to graduate and welcoming our new safety apprentices for 2021.

Celebrate Pride Month 2021 with Amazon

For our LGBTQ+ employees and the many others who are proud to count themselves as allies, Pride Month in June is a special opportunity to celebrate diversity, equity and inclusion for all.

How do Amazon’s Product Managers help to serve customers around the world?

Our Product Managers and their teams make it easier for customers to find which products are right for them on our Amazon store websites.

Amazon invests in additional COVID-19 testing capability

Amazon’s Manchester lab is proactively implementing new variant analysis technology, to support UK health authorities in tracking and slowing the spread of new variants

Amazon unveils European Operations Innovation Lab to develop new technologies that enhance employee safety and wellbeing

New ergonomic technologies in development revealed by Amazon to further support frontline employees and help keep them safe.

International Women’s Day 2021: “Challenge. Champion. Change.”

To mark International Women’s Day, Amazon employees have been sharing the women champions past and present who inspire them to challenge for change in our society.

How is Amazon celebrating International Women’s Day 2021?

International Women’s Day on Monday 8th March celebrates the achievements of women, raises awareness of gender equality and fundraises for women’s charities.

Find out more about LGBT+ history with our curated book lists

To mark LGBT+ History Month this February, members of our LGBT+ affinity group Glamazon have been sharing books to inspire, inform and entertain.

Meet the apprentices thriving at Amazon as we launch 1,000 new roles

As Amazon continues to invest in the UK, creating 1,000 more full-time apprenticeship roles in 2021, our apprentices have been sharing their stories ahead of National Apprenticeship Week

Celebrating our Amazon Stars

This festive season we launched Amazon Stars, a programme to recognise our incredible employees who have shined brightest while going the extra mile for their colleagues or communities this year.

10 things we’re proud of in 2020

As we approach the end of 2020 we reflect on some of the initiatives that have inspired our teams this year.

Thank you to Amazon customers, employees and selling partners for a season of delivering smiles all around the world

Biggest ever customer savings, growth for small businesses, and community giving helped make the holiday season a little brighter

2020 TechWomen100 Award winners announced

Enterprise Technologist at Amazon Web Services, Rashada Harry wins a TechWomen100 award.

'Raising the bar' on accessibility and inclusion at Amazon

To mark Disability History Month, 18 November to 20 December, we’re exploring how Amazon employees and partners around the world are championing accessibility and inclusion.

Voting now open for Young Adult Book of the Year at Amazon-sponsored PinkNews Awards

The PinkNews Awards 2020 will take place this year in association with Amazon.

Amazon recognising front-line employees with an additional special bonus this holiday season

I’ve been at Amazon for 22 holiday seasons and this one is definitely unique, to say the least. I’m grateful to our teams who continue to play a vital role serving their communities. As we head into the peak of the holiday season, we want to share our appreciation through another special recognition bonus, totaling more than $500 million for our front-line employees across the world.

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.
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