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Amazon is opening its first fulfilment centre in the Republic of Ireland

The new fulfilment centre will provide faster delivery for customers across Ireland and create hundreds of new roles at Amazon.

2020: Amazon’s Economic Impact in the UK

We're continuing to invest in the UK, create jobs, develop talent and make a positive impact in communities

Amazon announces Career Day 2021, one of the biggest free virtual recruiting events in the UK

Career Day will feature livestreamed sessions with Amazon employees and industry experts, and 3,000 free one-to-one career coaching sessions.

Amazon announces 10,000 UK jobs and £10 million training investment

The creation of new permanent roles nationwide will boost the economy and bring Amazon’s total workforce to over 55,000 in 2021.

Cloud skills training programme AWS re/Start expands to five new cities across UK

Edinburgh, Blackpool, Leeds, Newcastle, and Sheffield are set to benefit from the free training and job placement programme.

2019: Amazon’s Economic Impact in the UK

Amazon invests heavily in the UK – more than £23bn since 2010. At the end of 2019, the company employed more than 30,000 people across the country and estimates show that Amazon’s investments have created nearly £45bn in value-added GDP since 2010.

Apprentice hopes to inspire others during National Apprenticeship Week

Automation Engineering Apprentice Nicola Elliott, gives her five top tips for people considering an apprenticeship

2018: Amazon’s Economic Impact in the UK

Amazon invests heavily in the UK – more than £18bn since 2010. The company employs 29,500 people across the country, contributed a total of £793m in UK tax in 2018, and pays its associates industry-leading pay.

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.

Amazon’s UK Business Rate Payments

We have close to 100 UK sites, and last year Amazon paid business rates of more than £63 million – tens of millions of pounds more than estimates and more than is paid by many well-known high street retailers.
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