Lord Alan Sugar

Who Has Lord Sugar Fired Now?

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Alan Sugar has walked away from his educational IT supplier Viglen, the firm he has owned for 20 years, in a deal that is set to create a new IT giant...

Does Dragons' Den Put Young People Off Business?

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 11.10.2013 | UK

The Apprentice and Dragons' Den TV shows may be putting young people off becoming entrepreneurs by showing a caricature of business life, one of Brita...

The Business of Fashion and Entrepreneurs

Patrick Grant | Posted 13.11.2013 | UK
Patrick Grant

The Dragons, Lord Sugar and almost anyone else who might be thinking of putting money into your venture make great sway about the importance of a business plan, two words which strike fear in the heart of many potential entrepreneurs. A business plan is vital, without one your business may just meander aimlessly, but it certainly does not have to be complicated.

Dr Leah Totton Asked To ‘Remove Look Of Horror From Viewers' Faces' Following Apprentice Win

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 19.07.2013 | UK Comedy

Thousands of viewers have called into the BBC asking for cosmetic surgery help as a result of watching the final of 'The Apprentice'. Many watchers...

The Apprentice 2013 Bingo Card

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.05.2013 | UK Comedy

This season's 'The Apprentice' is well under way - so we think it's about time we brought out the bingo card. Treat yourself to a drink pat on the ...

'It's A Shame People Behave With So Little Tact'

Posted 14.05.2013 | UK Entertainment

Lord Alan Sugar really doesn't like losing, just ask the 'Made In Chelsea' cast. 'The Apprentice' boss blanked the posh stars of the reality drama ...

I Hate People On The Apprentice

Sammy Sultan | Posted 09.07.2013 | UK Entertainment
Sammy Sultan

As early as midway through the first episode we gain an appreciation of whom we are going to collectively despise. It is normally the irritating cretin who takes it upon him/herself to come up with a team name such as 'oblivion' or 'evolve.' Why they feel compelled to come up with such lame post-apocalyptic names is beyond me.

TV: The Apprentice

Emily Sargent | Posted 09.07.2013 | UK Comedy
Emily Sargent

I like the opening five minutes of The Apprentice the best I think. Mainly because of the contestants' VTs; which this year contained some very bold and arousing statements. "I am a great of my generation. I take inspiration from Napoleon," so says a small man wearing ladies sunglasses.

'Young Apprentice' Crowns Its Winner

PA | Posted 21.12.2012 | UK Entertainment

Teenager Ashleigh Porter-Exley has triumphed as the Young Apprentice after impressing show boss Lord Sugar with her "utter graft" and her skills as a ...

PICTURES: Lord Sugar Joins EastEnders

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.11.2012 | UK Entertainment

'The Apprentice' star Lord Sugar has paid a visit to Albert Square as part of his search for a new protege. Visiting the BBC One soap 'EastEnders',...

Lord Sugar On The Future Of 'The Apprentice'

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Dean | Posted 17.07.2012 | UK Entertainment

Lord Alan Sugar has confirmed he will renew his role as the surly investor on two more series of The Apprentice. The business tycoon announced on T...

Sarah Dean

FIRED INTERVIEW: 'Everyone Was Out For Themselves'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sarah Dean | Posted 31.05.2012 | UK Entertainment

So market trader Adam Corbally found himself expelled from The Apprentice just days before the final, after his bad decisions on Wednesday night's sho...

No More 'Celebrity Apprentice'

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 28.05.2012 | UK Entertainment

Lord Alan Sugar has revealed he will not be making another series of The Celebrity Apprentice because the stars "can be a bit difficult to deal with."...

Sarah Dean

FIRED INTERVIEW: 'I Was Jaded'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sarah Dean | Posted 24.05.2012 | UK Entertainment

Stephen, a national sales manager who lives in Vienna, Austria, lost out on the chance to become Lord Sugar's next Apprentice on Wednesday night, afte...

Lord Sugar Turns On TV Critic

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Dean | Posted 14.05.2012 | UK Entertainment

The Apprentice boss Lord Alan Sugar has felt a backlash from his Twitter followers, after he encouraged them to contact a TV critic who gave his BBC s...

PREVIEW: Apprentice Returns!

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Dean | Posted 21.03.2012 | UK Entertainment

What sort of businessman thinks he can flog a poorly-made teddy bear wearing a Union Jack t-shirt to strangers on the street for £15? An ambitious on...

Apprentice Candidate: Tom Gearing

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.03.2012 | UK Entertainment

Tom Gearing. 23, is director of a fine wine investment company who lives in London. Why should he be Lord Sugar's next Apprentice? Well, he says...

Apprentice Candidate: Stephen Brady

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.03.2012 | UK Entertainment

Stephen Brady, 33, is national sales manager who lives in Vienna, Austria. Why should he be Lord Sugar's next Apprentice? Well, he says: “Enthusi...

Apprentice Candidate: Laura Hogg

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.03.2012 | UK Entertainment

Laura Hogg, 28, is a bridal shop owner who lives in Glasgow. Why should she be Lord Sugar's next Apprentice? Well, she says: “I am going to be on...

Apprentice Candidate: Jane McEvoy

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.03.2012 | UK Entertainment

Jane McEvoy, 28, is the co-founder of a food manufacturing company who lives in Kilkenny, Ireland. Why should she be Lord Sugar's next Apprentice? ...

Alan Sugar Tweets Support For Online Sex Shop

PA | Posted 17.03.2012 | UK

Tycoon Lord Sugar has lent his support to a website selling sex toys. The multi-millionaire sent a tweet out to his 1.6 million followers encouragi...

Sarah Dean

Lord Sugar Shows He Hasn't Sweetened

HuffingtonPost.com | Sarah Dean | Posted 16.03.2012 | UK Entertainment

"I'm not looking for a friend, if I want a friend I'll get a dog", says The Apprentice boss Lord Sugar. Speaking at the launch of the eighth series...

Who Is Lord Sugar's First Boardroom Casualty?

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 24.12.2011 | UK Entertainment

Lord Sugar has dismissed his first would-be executive from the boardroom of Young Apprentice, with Mahamed Awale becoming this series' first mini mogu...

Apprentice Star Fired Over Lack Of Energy

Sarah Dean | Posted 12.09.2011 | UK Entertainment

Apprentice hopeful Natasha Scribbins has said she was fired because she ran out of energy. The recruitment manager became the 12th candidate to be ...