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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.

Business management

Karren Brady Q&A – 6 qualities of a successful entrepreneur

SmallBusiness.co.uk meets Baroness Karren Brady to learn more about her career as a businesswoman and pick up some tips for entrepreneurs

News

The Apprentice: Karren Brady fighting sexism in business

As the thirteenth season of The Apprentice kicks off, Karren Brady makes the headlines for fighting the casual sexism of a candidate.

News

TV’s The Apprentice demonstrates outdated interview processes

Businesses should not be inspired to copy The Apprentice style process of interviewing candidates.

Blog

The way the apprentice cookie crumbles

Jamie Lyons, co-founder of FundedApps, Adi Gaskell, editor for the CMI's management blog, and Nigel Botterill, founder of Entrepreneur's Circle, offer their views on Wednesday's The Apprentice, in which the teams had to produce and market a new brand of biscuit.

Blog

Rock, Paper, Scissors: The new executive decision-making tool

Tony Goodwin, CEO of Antal International, and Phil Couchman, CEO of DHL Express, offer their views on Wednesday night's episode of The Apprentice, in which the teams tried to sell British products to the French.

Blog

Unreality show

It's become a cliche to complain that The Apprentice bears as much relation to the way business works as Jack and the Beanstalk does to the world of horticulture.

Business management

Beyond The Apprentice

At the end of the 2010 series of The Apprentice, SmallBusiness.co.uk finds out what happened to three previous contestants after the cameras stopped rolling.

News

Business owners not so sweet on Sugar job

The majority of SME owners would not accept a job working for Alan Sugar.

Business management

Claire Young: ‘Rottweiler’ of The Apprentice

Runner-up on The Apprentice Claire Young discusses being fired by Alan Sugar, turning down a job with Karren Brady and her new company Elegant Venues.

News

Small businesses need help, says Tim Campbell

Former winner of The Apprentice and Sir Alan Sugar favourite Tim Campbell believes the government should be doing more to help small businesses.

Office & home working

Karen Bremner: beyond The Apprentice

It seems there’s nothing Apprentice star Karen Bremner won’t try. Having worked as a solicitor to the RAF, and trained as a stockbroker, she has now set up her own clothing boutique. One year on and her turnover has hit £250,000.

Business management

Saira Khan: nobody’s apprentice

Feisty Saira Khan shot to fame in 2005 as a finalist in the TV show The Apprentice. She talks to SmallBusiness.co.uk about her baby skincare company, Miamoo, and why the glass ceiling for women in business needs to be smashed.

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A guide to getting a small business loan

Everything you need to know on what small business loans are and what types of loan are available for your business.

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Why you need a business bank account

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5 things every small business owner needs to know before starting

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How to create good cashflow habits

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