Lord Sugar

Two Jewish entrepreneurs to compete on The Apprentice

By Sandy Rashty, October 7, 2014

Lord Sugar is back for the tenth series of The Apprentice – and two Jewish contestants are hoping to win the BBC’s business-themed reality TV show.

Former JC reporter Daniel Lassman, 27, and Ella Jade Bitton, 23, are among 20 candidates hoping to take home the prize of £250,000 worth of investment.


The woman who helped Alan Sugar pick Apprentice finalists

By Sandy Rashty, July 11, 2013

As one of Lord Sugar’s most trusted confidantes, Claudine Collins was the obvious choice to act as a judge in The Apprentice.

Miss Collins, the managing director of advertising agency MediaCom, appeared in the semi-final of the BBC reality show this week to quiz the remaining five candidates hoping to make it through to the last round.


Alan Sugar says he won't quit The Apprentice

By Ellis Bolle , July 9, 2013

Lord Sugar is not planning to walk away from The Apprentice after nearly 10 years as boardroom boss of the hit BBC reality show.

The peer said: "As long as the BBC wants to screen The Apprentice, I will do it for them".

He was responding to a Radio Times interview with Nick Hewer, his right-hand man on the show, who speculated that Lord Sugar might be thinking of calling it quits.


Apprentices are the way forward, Lord Sugar tells UJS

By Marcus Dysch, May 9, 2013

Training schemes and internships could be better co-ordinated to benefit both businesses and potential employees, Lord Sugar has told Jewish students.

He said interns were a distraction for workers and that independent training programmes funded by the government should be scrapped in favour of directly paying companies to train apprentices.


I’ve made mistakes over apprentices, says Lord Sugar

By Jennifer Lipman, May 2, 2013

Lord Sugar admitted that there have been “occasions where I got it wrong” in the Apprentice boardroom, as he launched the ninth series of the BBC reality show this week.


Sacha Baron Cohen joins Roman Abramovich on Rich List

By Sandy Rashty, April 25, 2013

It is turning out to be an unhappy year for Roman Abramovich. His football club, Chelsea, have failed to win the Premier League, his yacht is no longer the world’s biggest, and now he is not even the UK’s richest Jew from the former Soviet Union.


Lord Sugar tribunal victory against former Apprentice

By Sandy Rashty, April 12, 2013

Lord Sugar has won an employment tribunal case brought against him by Apprentice winner Stella English.

Mrs English, who secured a job with Lord Sugar after competing in the popular BBC programme in 2010, brought a case of constructive dismissal earlier this year.


Jewish community pays tribute to Margaret Thatcher

By Jennifer Lipman, April 8, 2013

Tributes have been pouring in from Anglo-Jewry in memory of the late British Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher.

Baroness Thatcher, who died on Monday at the age of 87, was described as "a giant who had a transformative impact on Britain" by chief rabbi Lord Sacks.


Donald Trump tells Lord Sugar he is ‘nothing’

By Sandy Rashty, December 7, 2012

US billionaire Donald Trump has bitterly attacked Lord Sugar as “never successful” enough.

Mr Trump fronts the American version of the tv show The Apprentice.

In a Twitter attack on the BBC star, Mr Trump told the self-made Londoner: “Unlike you, I own The Apprentice. You were never successful enough.”