Amazon is set to create 275 driver jobs after leasing two warehouses in Surrey and Leicestershire. Both warehouses are former supermarket distribution centres, fuelling speculation the online giant is about to launch a grocery service in the UK. Amazon already operates its grocery service Amazon Fresh in the US in New York, California and Seattle, as well as selling a wide range of household goods online. Amazon confirmed the opening of both delivery centres but declined to comment on whether […]
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Delivery companies such as Hermes that use self-employed drivers need to change their business models, according to a select committee.
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