The Apprentice: meet this year's candidates!

The Apprentice is back with a new batch of ambitious entrepreneurs all wanting to stay out of the infamous firing line.

The prize up for grabs is an investment of £250,000 and the chance to go into a partnership with Lord Sugar.

Have a look at this year's 18 candidates below and let us know what you think so far!

The Apprentice starts on BBC ONE one 14th October at 9pm

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