After an absence of more than two years due to the pandemic, The Apprentice is finally back on our screens for a new series this Thursday.
Lord Sugar is understandably itching to get his finger out and do a spot of firing - and his sadistic desires will soon be satisfied as 16 new hopefuls enter the boardroom with the aim of securing his £250,000 investment for their business ideas.
Scroll on to meet this year's candidates!
Occupation: Flight Operations Instructor
Quote: "My strongest point is that I can sell to anybody, and I think that's the reason why my business will be a success, because people will buy from me."
Occupation: Financial Strategy Manager
Quote: "My growing up has made me who I am, I'm able to converse with everyone, but also able to show that financial, business side to myself."
Occupation: Owner of a Digital Marketing Agency
Quote: "My friends call me AK47 because I'm a killer salesperson."
Occupation: Owner of a Commercial Cleaning Company
Quote: "I would compare myself to a Ferrari, shiny on the outside but under the bonnet, there is a lot of fire and I'm coming for you."
Occupation: Owner of a Beauty Brand
Quote: "I can be nice when I need to be, but when I unfortunately have to be a bitch, I will..."
Occupation: Hotel Front-of-House Manager
Quote: "My motto for life is 'always look on the bright side and be grateful for everything' – every day when I wake up, I write 10 things that I am grateful for and when I go to sleep, I reflect on 5 things I am grateful for from that day."
Occupation: Sales Executive / Ex-Pro Rugby Player
Quote: "I'm going to be the corporate panther in the boardroom, I'm going to get it done, and I'm going to be Lord Sugar's perfect business partner."
Occupation: Owner of a Sustainability Company
Quote: "There are two types of people in the world – there's people that say they are going to do things and people that actually do them, and I'm a doer."
From: West Yorkshire
Occupation: Owner of a Dessert Parlour
Quote: "I'm definitely not in business to make friends, I'm here to make money, and I'm pretty sure Lord Sugar isn't looking for a new mate."
From: West Midlands
Occupation: Regional Operations Manager
Quote: ""Everything I've looked into achieving, I've achieved. I've literally done everything I've put my mind to."
Occupation: Owner of an Online Pyjama Store
Quote: "My dreams in my head are absolutely huge and I believe I can achieve them."
Quote: "Nothing intimidates me because I just feel like I'm a strong character, strong person, strong mindset."
Occupation: Finance Manager
Quote: "In business I'm a bit of a force to be reckoned with. I know what I'm talking about, I know how things work, and I'm extremely experienced. So, I'm a bit of an animal in the boardroom."
Occupation: Owner of as Boutique Cocktail Bar
Quote: "Failure is not an option, winning is part of my DNA."
Occupation: Owner of a Children's Day Nursery
Quote: "Being a lady of colour, wearing a headscarf as well, and the challenges that we face on a daily basis, I just want to be a living example for the Asian women and South Asian women out there."
Occupation: Owner of an Online Children's Store
Quote: "I'm an East London girl, and I've got that no nonsense sort of work ethic. I've got grit, determination - and I'm determined to be successful."
The Apprentice returns Thursday at 9pm on BBC One.