The United States tech giant Amazon will go on a hiring spree in the United Kingdom as online shopping continues to soar due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Amazon to Hire More Workers
Amazon announced they will hire 10,000 UK employees as it opens more warehouses in the north and south of England. It is also creating a number of corporate roles in Cambridge, Edinburgh, London, and Manchester.
Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng said the move was a huge vote of confidence in the British economy.
The coronavirus pandemic has accelerated a trend towards online shopping, and tech giants such as Amazon have reaped the benefits of it. Now, Amazon, which has previously denied allegations of poor working conditions, is further entrenching its position in the United Kingdom, according to the BBC.
Aside from the 10,000 new roles, including thousands in …