EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: United Kingdom


Sector: Transportation / storage
Transportation and storage
52.1 - Warehousing and storage

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 06-09-2012
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 06-09-2012
Planned Job Creation: 2000

Additional Information

Amazon has announced plans to create up to 2000 new jobs across the UK.

The new jobs will include positions in computing as well as human resources.

The company has already opened a depot in Hemel Hempstead creating 600 new jobs and it plans to open two more depots in the coming months.