Amazon raises minimum wage to benefit more than 37,000 employees in the UK


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Amazon raises minimum wages for UK workers

Amazon raises minimum wages for UK workers

Amazon announced it is increasing its minimum wage to £10.50 for the London area and £9.50 for the rest of the UK for all full-time, part-time, temporary (including those hired by agencies), and seasonal employees.

The new Amazon £10.50/£9.50 minimum wage will benefit more than 17,000 Amazon employees, as well as over 20,000 seasonal employees who will be hired at Amazon sites across the country this festive season.

“We’re excited to announce Amazon is raising our minimum wage for all full-time, part-time, seasonal, and temporary UK employees,” said Doug Gurr, Amazon VP and UK Country Manager. “This will impact more than 37,000 employees across the country, resulting in higher pay for them and their families.”

Employees will continue to receive Amazon’s industry-leading benefits, including:

  • Comprehensive benefits package, including private medical insurance, life assurance, income protection
  • Paid breaks
  • Company pension plan
  • Career Choice, an innovative programme that provides funding for adult education, offering to pre-pay 95% of tuition and associated fees for nationally recognised courses
  • Career Skills, which trains hourly associates in critical job skills like resume writing, how to communicate effectively, and computer basics

Amazon is among the top UK companies to attract and retain talent

Amazon was named one of the top UK companies for both attracting and retaining talent, according to LinkedIn’s Top Attractors list. Amazon was also named the Most Popular Graduate Recruiter in Retail Award at the UK Target Jobs Graduate Awards. 

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