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.

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.

2018 Letter to Shareholders

To our shareowners: Something strange and remarkable has happened over the last 20 years.
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Small British businesses use Alexa to innovate

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

Come see where we work

Have you ever wondered what happens after you click ‘buy’ on Amazon.co.uk? Come and have a look for yourself.

Our new head office cements our long-term commitment to the UK

Our new head office is part of Amazon’s long-term commitment to the UK, having invested £6.4 billion here since 2010.

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.

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.

You’re hired! Apprenticeship opportunities across our UK operations sites

We’re launching a new Operations Apprenticeship in our fulfilment centres across the UK.

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.

How to be a Lion: Winner of Oscar’s Book Prize 2019

For three years, Amazon has sponsored Oscar's Book Prize to celebrate the best of children's literature.

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.

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.

Rural entrepreneur couple finds the key to a family-first lifestyle

Henry and Tracey left the corporate life behind when they moved to the coast of Dorset. In e-commerce, they found the key to a more balanced lifestyle, and a source of strength during a difficult time.
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