Alan Sugar sets the remaining contestants their trickiest challenge yet - selling products to dealers. After the make-or-break decision of what items they are going to market, they are given just 24 hours to open trade accounts. As an extra hindrance to their campaign, they are forbidden to approach customers personally, and the worst performer faces the prospect of being fired.
The Apprentice sees fourteen candidates, competing against each other for a position at Lord Alan Sugar's company. Each week the candidates take part in a task set by Lord Sugar. Each team will have a Team Leader who managers that group for that task.
The team that performs the best will win a reward and avoid the boardroom. The losing team will be summoned to the boardroom where their team leader will be forced to pick two people in their team who we join them in the boardroom and a chance to be fired.
After twelve weeks Lord Sugar will be left with his Apprentice, who will work for him at a salary of Â£100,000. Lord Sugar is very busy so he has Nick and Karen, who act as his eyes and ears, to inform him of what's going on.
The Apprentice (UK) - Series 2, Episode 8 Synopsis and Schedule