The Apprentice

Articles and news about the entrepreneur TV show ‘The Apprentice’. Includes interviews with some of the more memorable participants about their experiences and the new businesses they have started since.


The Apprentice: Oops, they did it again – S16, ep 2

This week the candidates were asked to create an electric toothbrush and accompanying app for children. Let's find out how they got on

Business management

The Apprentice: Hardly a cruise for the candidates – series 16 episode 1 review

The Apprentice has returned for its sixteenth series. Anna Jordan takes a critical look over the first episode to see how the candidates fared


Social media trends to watch out for in 2022

Social audio, buying through social channels and paying if you want to get your posts seen are just three social media trends for 2022, says Mark Wright


Sian Gabbidon: ‘People think I’m just sat on a beach enjoying life’

In this episode of Small Business Snippets, Anna Jordan meets Sian Gabbidon, entrepreneur and winner of The Apprentice 2018

20 best quotes about being an entrepreneur

Alan Sugar


Carina Lepore: ‘I saw Lord Sugar’s car and it was a sign’

In this episode of Small Business Snippets, Anna Jordan meets entrepreneur and The Apprentice winner, Carina Lepore

Business management

Why every entrepreneur needs their own mentor

With the likes of Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg having mentors, it’s no wonder 88% of entrepreneurs say having a mentor is invaluable, says Mark Wright


Apprentice winner Mark Wright is our new columnist

Winner of The Apprentice will pen a monthly column for SmallBusiness.co.uk on the ups and downs, challenges and rewards of running your own business


Mark Wright: ‘You say crazy stuff to be entertaining on The Apprentice’

In this episode of Small Business Snippets, Anna Jordan meets Mark Wright – entrepreneur, TV personality and former winner of The Apprentice


Tim Campbell: ‘Only two of us knew what The Apprentice was!’

In this podcast episode Anna Jordan meets Tim Campbell, an entrepreneur and the first winner of The Apprentice back in 2005

Employing & managing staff

Apprentice winner Mark Wright on how to build the right team

Mark Wright, winner of TV’s The Apprentice, believes you have to manage yourself out of your own business if you want to grow it. In short, learn to trust your team


Jackie Fast: ‘I can say that I didn’t love being in The Apprentice house’

Anna Jordan meets Jackie Fast, an entrepreneur and former candidate on The Apprentice, for the latest Small Business Snippets podcast

Business Technology

How to keep your small business safe online

Here's how Security Service Edge from Vodafone can help to protect your SME from ever-increasing cyber threats

Business Technology

How to grow a global creative agency in record time

Find out how creative agency, Myth Studio, used technology to grow their business and quadruple their staff count in 18 months

Partner content

Attracting and keeping top talent through Total Reward

Employment benefits specialist, Drewberry, explain why you should base your benefits around a Total Reward Strategy

Partner content

5 things every small business owner needs to know before starting

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