Amazon hands permanent jobs to 500 seasonal staff in Peterborough

Hundreds of seasonal staff at online retailer Amazon in Peterborough have been given permanent jobs.

By The Newsroom
Tuesday, 21st February 2017, 10:48 am
Updated Wednesday, 1st March 2017, 9:43 am
The Amazon fulfilment centre in Peterborough.
The Amazon fulfilment centre in Peterborough.

Bosses at the company's Fulfilment Centre, in Kingston Park, Fletton, say they have given permanent jobs to more than 500 staff who had been recruited for work over Christmas last year.

A spokesman said: "We are pleased to say more than 500 people who worked for us in the Peterborough Fulfilment Centre on a temporary basis last year and in the run up to Christmas have been moving into permanent full time roles.

" This takes the total number of permanent employees who work in the centre to more than 1,500."