Month: July 2022

In the Line of Hire ep11

Stephanie Affleck & Brittany Carter: Working Together is Better This episode features two of this years semi finalists. Brittany Carter is the Founder of Maintain the Gain, a brand solely focussed on innovating protein. Stephanie Affleck is the Director of Little Fashion House. Her business is dedicated in providing the best pre-loved designer wear for… Read more »

In the Line of Hire ep9

Ricky Martin: Professional wrestler to million pound business owner Ricky Martin is the winner of series 8 of The Apprentice. After securing Lord Sugar’s investment, Ricky launched Hyper Recruitment Solutions, a multi-million pound recruitment company. 2:27: 10 years on from winning 4:19: Motivations for applying 15:35: Different experiences on the show 39:25: Sometimes its not… Read more »

In the Line of Hire ep8

Scarlett Allen-Horton: Motherhood and entrepreneurship Scarlett narrowly lost out to Carina Lepore in The Apprentice final (series 15). Since being on the show she has won the backing of Lord Sugar in her business, Harper Fox Search Partners. The business offers leadership talent solutions for the energy, engineering, utility, transport and manufacturing sectors. In this… Read more »

In the Line of Hire ep7

Joseph Valente: From plumber to Forbes 30 under 30 Joseph Valente won series 11 of The Apprentice in 2015. Joseph has founded several successful companies since winning the show, his first business Impra Gas became the UK’s largest independent Boiler Installation business. In 2020 Joseph launched Trade Mastermind, a coaching academy to support one man… Read more »

In the Line of Hire ep5

Sian Gabbidon: Staying dynamic during the pandemic Sian Gabbidon won series 14 of The Apprentice. Since securing Lord Sugar’s investment, Sian founded SIANMARIE a sophisticated loungewear label driven by quality craftsmanship. SIANMARIE is now stocked in a variety of retail giants both UK & Internationally. In this episode Sian discusses how her business was impacted… Read more »

In the Line of Hire ep4

Alana Spencer: The Importance of Playing to Your Strengths & Weaknesses Alana Spencer is the winner of series 12 of The Apprentice, and the Founder of Ridiculously Rich. Alana became a self taught chocolatier at the age of 16, and since winning the backing of Lord Sugar has grown her business to over 50 franchises…. Read more »

In the Line of Hire ep3

Tom Pellereau: From the worst track record in history to winning Lord Sugar’s investment Tom Pellereau is the winner of series 7 of The Apprentice and Inventor & CEO of STYLIDEAS, where he invents revolutionary products aiming to “make beauty effortless”. Since winning Lord Sugars investment he has grown a multi million business. In this… Read more »

Who will be the next prime minister and conservative leader?

We happen to know a thing or two about talent assessment, so we ran the candidates through the Phoenix51 platform. The result? Penny Mordaunt came out on top as the most competent candidate in the Tory leadership race. Here’s how we did it: After consulting political experts, we ran all the candidates through our platform,… Read more »