Who won The Apprentice 2016? We're down to the final two candidates on the show with the result revealed on Sunday night.
In yesterday evening's show, the remaining few candidates were given 24 hours to brush up on their business plans before facing the formidable interview process.
Those that survived were Alana Spencer and Courtney Wood and of the pair will be crowned The Apprentice 2016 winner on Sunday night.
As is tradition on The Apprentice, in the penultimate show the final five each got a grilling from four of Lord Sugar’s trusted advisors, Claude Littner, Claudine Collins, Mike Soutar and Linda Plant.
After hearing from the interviewers, Lord Sugar made his final decision and it was Frances Bishop, Grainne McCoy and Jessica Cunningham who were all sent packing on Thursday.
He said: “Look, Grainne. You know I’m going to be bluntly honest with you – I just can’t see this. It’s been nice to be associated with you but it is with regret you’re fired.”
“Jessica, I think you’ve got great sales ability but it’s a very, very risky idea. Jessica, it is with regret that you’re fired.”
“Frances, this idea is not scalable. I want a big business so I wish you the best of luck but I am not going to be investing in you. So, Frances, you’re fired.”
Left going head to head for Lord Sugar's £250,000 investment are Alana and and Courtney.
In The Apprentice 2016 final on Sunday night, Lord Sugar informs them that their final task is to launch their business to create a brand and unveil their campaign, in front of a packed audience full of industry experts at the venue the City Hall in a few days’ time.
As usual, some of the fired candidates return to help out as the final two prepare to pitch their business plans in all their glory.
Alana is hoping to expand on her current home bakery business by turning it into a wholesale cake company. She wants to make big profit selling tray bakes - like brownies - to smaller, independent shops.
Meanwhile, Courtney's business plan is an online website selling novelty gifts. While he currently mainly sells products created by others, he also hopes to expand on his own design ideas for gifts.
It's then back to the boardroom for the final time where business plans are evaluated and ad campaigns assessed, but there can only be one winner of The Apprentice 2016.
The Apprentice 2016 final airs at 9PM, Sunday night, December 18 on BBC One.
Then at 10PM on BBC One straight after, spin-off You're Hired airs as host Rhod Gilbert is joined by the winner, the runner-up and Lord Sugar himself, plus all the other candidates from the series, for a look back at the show.