TV Apprentice winner's tribunal

A winner of TV show The Apprentice, from Kent, described the £100,000-a-year job she was given by Lord Sugar as that of an "overpaid lackey", an employment tribunal has heard.

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Apprentice contestant considered quitting show

Stella English outside a constructive dismissal hearing she brought against Lord Sugar at an East London Employment Tribunal Credit: Yui Mok/PA Wire

The winner of TV show The Apprentice said today she had thought of leaving the show starring Lord Sugar but felt she had invested too much time in it to drop out. Stella English, 34, also gave up a high flying career in the City when she was named as a semi-finalist on the show.

Ms English, from Whitstable in Kent, is suing Lord Sugar for constructive dismissal, had to carry out a four-month probationary period before she was eventually named the winner in December 2010.

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