Romantic comedy author writes her own story

Best-selling author Nicola May on life, perseverance and becoming a full-time writer thanks to Kindle Direct Publishing

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.
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Meet the veterans working at Amazon

Phil Davenport and Joe Haggis left the Armed Forces in search of a better work/life balance. Like hundreds of veterans and reservists, they have found a fresh start at Amazon.

Small British businesses use Alexa to innovate

Laundrapp, a dry cleaning business in London, uses Alexa to innovate in a 150-year-old industry.

We design your watching experience: the faces behind the Prime Video app

They love coding, experimenting with new ideas and, obviously, watching good TV. Sven, Silvia, Kam and Andy are part of a team of engineers and developers based in our Shoreditch development centre. Their mission? Constantly improving the way customers enjoy Prime Video.

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.

Apprentices at Amazon are creating their own opportunities

Elizabeth, Jonathon and Tomas. Three different stories, but one aspiration in common: the desire to accelerate their careers. They got a chance with Amazon’s apprenticeship programme.

Astrophysicist finds a new career at the Edinburgh Development Centre

Árdís Elíasdóttir was born in Iceland and earned an Astrophysics PhD in Denmark before joining Amazon in Edinburgh. She now works as a Machine Learning Scientist and is enjoying life in the Scottish capital.

Computer kits designed to unleash creativity

Kano is the company behind the computer anyone can make, with simple steps, playful projects, and creative tools for people who want to make technology, not just use it. Kano launched in 2013 and developed with the help of hundreds of young people, artists, and teachers worldwide.

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

Meet Claire: one of three women selected for the Amazon Women in Innovation Bursary

Claire Doherty is one of three women in the UK to be selected for our Amazon Women in Innovation Bursary, which provides funding for up to four years of university as well as access to an Amazon mentor, to encourage women to pursue a STEM career.

Public tours launched at Dunfermline fulfilment centre

In celebration of our fifth year in Dunfermline, this week we welcomed more than 250 children, teachers and parents from local primary schools into our fulfilment centre.

Benny Kenny's work with In Kind Direct

Ben Kenny helps In Kind Direct redirect unsold Amazon products to charities all across the UK
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