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CEO Secrets: Wipro boss on taking the 'risky path' at work

How do you rise to the top, to lead a company with more than 170,000 employees? Abidali Neemuchwala, boss of the global Indian IT firm Wipro, explains how he found his competitive edge at work, for the CEO Secrets series.Video by series producer Dougal Shaw.Find more business tips at CEO Secrets. You can also follow…
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Kirsty Meakin: Nail artist on YouTube success

When Kirsty Meakin says she's doing her nails, it's not just a quick coat of red gloss.The 40-year-old from Stoke-on-Trent creates masterpieces on fingernails - or as she calls them "her canvas".She started out on a Youth Training Scheme when she was 17 and has spent more than 20 years building her career by entering…
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China has more 'unicorn' start-ups than the US

Image copyright Getty Images China has the world's largest number of "unicorns," privately-held start-up firms valued at more than $1bn ($771m), according to a new report. The country has produced 206 unicorns while the US has 203, the China-based Hurun Institute reported.Together the two countries are home to more than 80% of the world's unicorns.…
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Potato farmers want payout from PepsiCo

The US food and drinks giant PepsiCo has withdrawn its lawsuits against Indian farmers that the company claimed were growing a type of potato it owned the rights to. Pepsi, which owns the potato chips brand Lays, had wanted the farmers to pay it compensation.The farmers who were taken to court now want compensation from…
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Potential US China trade deal could remove tariffs

Image copyright AFP The US and China have reportedly agreed to roll back tariffs as part of any new trade deal.The reports come amid rising hopes that the two countries will sign a pact that declares an end to a trade fight that has disrupted the global economy.Officials have described the in-the-works agreement as a…
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Saturday jobs dying as teen employment halves, Resolution Foundation says

Image copyright Getty Images The number of working teenagers has almost halved in the last 20 years, a study suggests, sparking fears of the "death of the Saturday job". A Resolution Foundation report suggests a quarter of 16 and 17-year-olds were in work between 2017 and 2019 - falling from 48% in 1997-99.Young people were instead…