Who is Harrison Jones? The Apprentice 2017 contestant – what you need to know

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THE APPRENTICE is back for another year and it’s brought with it another batch of delightfully obnoxious candidates.

Among the latest intake of 18 ambitious businessmen and women is Harrison Jones. Here’s all we know about Lord Sugar’s new candidate…

 Harrison Jones is a 27-year-old Sales Executive from Watford

Harrison Jones is a 27-year-old Sales Executive from Watford

Who is Harrison Jones and what’s his background?

Harrison Jones is a 27-year-old Sales Executive from Watford.

Harrison started his own landscaping business aged 19 and is currently working on a number of business ventures including property development, a healthy eating brand and a luxury streetwear

brand.

Fully aware that he must work hard to be successful, Harrison genuinely believes he has exactly what is needed to make this happen.

He says: “I have a good work ethic and am always willing to work to full capacity to achieve my goals.”

 The Apprentice returns to our screens on October 4

The Apprentice returns to our screens on October 4

What is The Apprentice and when is on BBC One?

The Apprentice is a hit BBC reality show, now about to enter its thirteenth series, featuring hour-long episodes.

It starts tomorrow (Monday, October 4) and airs at the same time as The Detectives: Murder On The Streets on BBC Two, Doc Martin on ITV and Grand Designs on Channel 4.

Each series of the programme aims to find a new apprentice for billionaire business mogul and Amstrad founder Lord Alan Sugar, who’s worth £1.4bn.

It aims to recreate the toughest of business environments and tasks for its set of contestants, but it is often very funny due to the incompetence and arrogance of the competitors.

The show began in 2005 and has a US equivalent that kicked off in 2004, with Donald Trump in Lord Alan’s equivalent role.

There are celebrity and junior versions of the UK show, too.

After returning on October 4, The Apprentice is on every Wednesday at 9pm on BBC One.

Lord Sugar fires the director of the trailer for the new season of The Apprentice – before the end of the teaser itself!

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