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.
With the right skills small businesses have the power to sell around the world with just a laptop, internet connection and a great product or idea. That’s why we’ve launched a £1m SME Apprenticeship Fund and new Amazon Academy programme - to help small businesses succeed in the digital age.
In a world that’s becoming increasingly digital, online shopping is influencing B2B businesses more than ever, with new analysis revealing that global companies could reduce their purchasing costs by around a quarter through digital processes.
In search of independence, James and Rebecca Hall set up their own logistics company in Tadcaster with just a handful of drivers. Today, they work with a pool of hundreds of self-employed drivers to delight customers all over the UK.