Amazon has announced plans to create 1,000 new permanent roles at its network of eight UK fulfilment centres in the “coming months”. In the past two years, the online retail giant has recruited more than 2,000 new employees, with this latest cohort creating a 7,000-strong workforce. John Tagawa, director of UK operations at Amazon, said: “As we see greater demand, we are able to rapidly grow our talented team across the UK.” Amazon revealed it has invested more than £1bn […]
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