SCARLETT Allen-Horton has bagged herself a place in this year’s The Apprentice and will compete to win a £250,000 business investment.
The West Midlands lass has led a successful career in recruitment but has she got what it takes to win the BBC show? Here is the lowdown on the business hopeful.
Who is The Apprentice’s Scarlett Allen-Horton?
Scarlett Allen-Horton is a 32-year-old recruitment company owner, who lives in the West Mildands.
She has attributed her upbeat personality for winning her business deals during her career in recruitment.
What’s more, she considers herself to be a “very good problem solver”, however, she admits to she finds it difficult to accept help.
Speaking about her tactic to win the contest, she explained her strategy is “working the hardest and the smartest to be the best”.
When does The Apprentice 2019 start?
BBC One has confirmed the 15th series of The Apprentice, which is fronted by Lord Alan Sugar, will return on Wednesday, October 2, 2019.
The Apprentice will air weekly on the channel for approximately 12 weeks and is followed by You’re Fired at 10pm on BBC Two.
Each episode of the main show will be available to watch on-demand on BBC iPlayer and catch-up channels.
The show will see sixteen eager entrepreneurs will compete against one another to become Lord Sugar’s next business partner.
How does The Apprentice 2019 work?
Sixteen candidates will have to participate in a series of testing challenges to win a whopping £250,000 investment for their business.
Naturally, they must impress Lord Sugar, as well as Baroness Brady and Claude Littner to be in with a chance of bagging the prize.
This series the contestants will travel around the world, competing in a number of tasks to try and secure Lord Sugar as a business partner.
In the first week they will be sent to Cape Town in South Africa to create, set up and run tours in the country’s capital city.
Other destinations include a trip to Finland to create an advertising campaign and hitting the streets of Oxford and Cambridge to find and buy nine items.
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What is the prize for The Apprentice winner?
The winner of The Apprentice gets a £250,000 investment into their business idea and a 50/50 partnership with Lord Sugar.
In 2018, Sian Gabbidon won the series and secured an investment from Lord Sugar for her swimwear brand.
Speaking to The Sun online after her win she said: “I believe in my business and myself. I think I proved to him [Lord Sugar] I was a really strong contestant.
“As a businesswoman, I always aim high. I did get people saying I will never set up a functioning business in Leeds and I did it.”