Hands up if you could do a better job on The Apprentice


Week one of The Apprentice, and it seems we're all armchair business gurus.

The creme de la creme of the UK's upcoming business talent debuted on series 12 of the contest on BBC One tonight, but it seemed viewers thought they'd made a few rookie errors.

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As ever, the programme brought out the entrepreneur in all of us, and we felt the candidates had a thing or two to learn from us.

Of course, there's one obvious thing to avoid.

We've also spotted a theme when it comes to how the tasks tend to go.

It's only the first episode, but already some viewers seem to be wondering whether they should put themselves forward next year.

In fact, we've thought more than once that there's a fairly simple way of preparing for this process.