20/03/2012 09:46 GMT | Updated 20/03/2012 09:46 GMT

The Apprentice 2012: Laura Hogg Candidate Profile

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 one of Scotland’s next big exports”.

Her Apprentice candidate profile reads:

Scot Laura is a mother of one who loves skiing. A former ice skater, she once skated with Torvil and Dean. She says her strength is that she will go out of her way for others however she admits to sometimes being stubborn. She is inspired by Michelle Mone as a powerful working mother from Scotland who created a business empire.

Meet this year's contestants in the slideshow below...