The Apprentice 2023

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anonymous-user

57 months

Friday 24th March 2023
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Milkyway said:
£250K investment & his knowledge, plus a crack team of accountants & lawyers etc... that doesn’t come cheap.

Like LS said on ‘Your’re Hired’, all that side of things is taken care of for her so that Marnie can concentrate on actually building the business.
Considering that she is a complete novice...that’s probably worth the investment alone.

Edited by Milkyway on Friday 24th March 10:25
I don't think she's a novice, she's also a director for an estate agency.

Funk

26,409 posts

212 months

Friday 24th March 2023
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SAS smiles like 'Hide The Pain Harold'. Or a hostage being paraded for the press.


Milkyway

9,634 posts

56 months

Friday 24th March 2023
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pocketspring said:
I don't think she's a novice, she's also a director for an estate agency.
thumbup Fingers in many pies then.

jammy-git

29,778 posts

215 months

Friday 24th March 2023
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Oakey said:
FourWheelDrift said:
"Will Apprentice star face probe over £50,000 Covid Bounce Back Loan to her firm"

https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/apprentice-s...
"spokesperson said: "It is categorically untrue to imply there has been any wrongdoing regarding a bounce back loan application. All the criteria required were met, the loan was completed correctly and is being paid back in full as per the terms of the agreement."

A source denied there has been any wrongdoing, insisting the bank was fully aware of the company’s financial position, adding all loan repayments have been made on time."

How can a company that never traded and therefore never turned over any money have "met the criteria'?
Some banks were saying if you didn't have 12 months of trading history, you could use projections instead.

MesoForm

8,970 posts

278 months

Friday 24th March 2023
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PT1984 said:
How much does SAS get paid from the BBC for this? I’d imagine far more than the investment?
Pretty certain he gives his fee to Great Ormond Street hospital.

Raccaccoonie

2,797 posts

22 months

Friday 24th March 2023
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i'm sure it is still successful, but surely a time to refresh it up, it just feels so dated.

wiggy001

6,545 posts

274 months

Friday 24th March 2023
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AM I imagining things, or did the final pitches seem much shorter, and with less interrogation this year compared to previous years?


cuprabob

15,097 posts

217 months

Friday 24th March 2023
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wiggy001 said:
AM I imagining things, or did the final pitches seem much shorter, and with less interrogation this year compared to previous years?
No, you're not imagining it, I thought the same.

Milkyway

9,634 posts

56 months

Friday 24th March 2023
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cuprabob said:
wiggy001 said:
AM I imagining things, or did the final pitches seem much shorter, and with less interrogation this year compared to previous years?
No, you're not imagining it, I thought the same.
I was hoping that Greg was going to be recalled.

The feedback from the Professionals was short & all were quite negative for both Marnie & Rochelle.
LS had to choose the lesser of two evils, but Rochelle is still on his radar... offering her help if she ever needs it.

I thought for a minute that it was going to be another double hiring.


Edited by Milkyway on Friday 24th March 14:25

Vipers

33,002 posts

231 months

Friday 24th March 2023
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FourWheelDrift said:
"Will Apprentice star face probe over £50,000 Covid Bounce Back Loan to her firm"

https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/apprentice-s...
A snip, what about the £600,000 the SNP lost laugh

ch37

10,642 posts

224 months

Friday 24th March 2023
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wiggy001 said:
AM I imagining things, or did the final pitches seem much shorter, and with less interrogation this year compared to previous years?
Everything like that has been cut back, the interviews were the same.

The Moose

22,983 posts

212 months

Friday 24th March 2023
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Milkyway said:
I read an article that the original investment of £250K from thirteen years ago is now equal to just over £400K today.
Maybe there’s a good reason why LS hasn’t upped his contributions over the years
I listened to a snippet of a podcast (at least I think it was a podcast) where Mr Beast was talking about the money he gives away. He said that after a certain amount of money (I think it was like $100k), it makes very little difference to the engagement with his videos etc. I suspect this is similar - a quarter of a million quid is so extreme for such a large portion of the population that it doesn’t matter!

jammy-git

29,778 posts

215 months

Friday 24th March 2023
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I felt like this series was much more "produced" and polished. Dare I say a little contrived and scripted

Deep Thought

36,178 posts

200 months

Friday 24th March 2023
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jammy-git said:
I felt like this series was much more "produced" and polished. Dare I say a little contrived and scripted
With the contestants set up to fail.


jammy-git

29,778 posts

215 months

Friday 24th March 2023
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Deep Thought said:
jammy-git said:
I felt like this series was much more "produced" and polished. Dare I say a little contrived and scripted
With the contestants set up to fail.
Yup, the quality of any digital work from each team seems to be highly dependant on which intern the design agency provides.

FourWheelDrift

88,949 posts

287 months

Friday 24th March 2023
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jammy-git said:
Yup, the quality of any digital work from each team seems to be highly dependant on which intern the design agency provides.
And which public domain clip art the BBC allows them to use.

Milkyway

9,634 posts

56 months

Friday 24th March 2023
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jammy-git said:
Deep Thought said:
jammy-git said:
I felt like this series was much more "produced" and polished. Dare I say a little contrived and scripted
With the contestants set up to fail.
Yup, the quality of any digital work from each team seems to be highly dependant on which intern the design agency provides.
Surprised Marnie didn’t have one that she had prepared earlier.

Doofus

26,802 posts

176 months

Friday 24th March 2023
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Those VR walkarounds were not "metaverse".

Doofus

26,802 posts

176 months

Friday 24th March 2023
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And does only one of Alan's arms work?

Checkmate

639 posts

210 months

Friday 24th March 2023
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Doofus said:
Those VR walkarounds were not "metaverse".
One of the best bits though! Marnie had an idea thought out in her head and did it all how she wants without any interruption from anyone else, and worked it quite well I think. Then Rochelle let's the dopey two do her one. What says classy and "femenin"? Flamingos. Dodgy snack buffets. Obviously a blimp! Ignoring her tagline and putting in plain text at the entrance "you come here and we do hair, all sorts of hair, and it'll look good and you'll look dead classy and feel confident".