The Apprentice: Inventor Tom Pellerau is Lord Sugar"s newest business partner winning

The Apprentice: Inventor Tom Pellerau is Lord Sugar"s newest business partner winning

What a bright spark! Inventor Tom Pellerau is Lord Sugar”s newest business partner winning The Apprentice

1:27 AM on 18th July 2011

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He”s a bright spark!Tom Pellereau celebrates winning The Apprentice with his new business partner Lord Alan Sugar

New partners: Lord Sugar and the inventor will be working together on Tom New partners: Lord Sugar and the inventor will be working together on Tom

New partners: Lord Sugar and the inventor will be working together on Tom”s chair idea as well as incorporating his curved nail file, which he invented before he appeared on the show, into the business

Second chance Tom beat Jim, Helen and Susan to the top spot but it seems that Susan may have been offered a lifeline by Lord Sugar who suggested they could do a deal together in the future and said he was keen to stay in close contact with her

[Second chance Tom beat Jim, Helen and Susan to the top spot but it seems that Susan may have been offered a lifeline by Lord Sugar who suggested they could do a deal together in the future and said he was keen to stay in close contact with her

Celebration: After being told he had won The Apprentice Tom left the building and threw a first into the air in celebration Celebration: After being told he had won The Apprentice Tom left the building and threw a first into the air in celebration

Celebration: After being told he had won The Apprentice Tom left the building and threw a first into the air in celebration

Last ditch attempt: At the final moment Helen proposed a different business proposal, a bakery idea, but her desperate attempts failed to impress Lord Sugar

Last ditch attempt: At the final moment Helen proposed a different business proposal, a bakery idea, but her desperate attempts failed to impress Lord Sugar

Mulling it over: Karen backed Tom and said : Of all the candidates hes the one who would most benefit from your involvement. He is an inventor, he has got ideas but he doesnt have that cutting commercial edge which you could contribute.

Mulling it over: Karen backed Tom and said : ‘Of all the candidates he’s the one who would most benefit from your involvement. He is an inventor, he has got ideas but he doesn’t have that cutting commercial edge which you could contribute.’

Preparing for a grilling: The final episode saw the four finalist interviewed by four of Lord Alan

Preparing for a grilling: The final episode saw the four finalist interviewed by four of Lord Alan”s closest aides and they went over their business plans with a fine tooth comb

Figures don

Figures don”t add up: Tom was grilled by Claude Littner over his numbers and it became apparent his figures didn”t add up

Lucky When Helen said she was lucky to have won ten tasks Margaret was unimpressed

Figures don”t add up: Tom was grilled by Claude Littner over his numbers and it became apparent his figures didn”t add up

Contact book: Helen was questioned on her ability to succeed in her business plan without good contacts. She later changed her business plan at the last minute in the boardroom

Contact book: Helen was questioned on her ability to succeed in her business plan without good contacts. She later changed her business plan at the last minute in the boardroom

Market research Jim was asked if he had spoken to any Head Teachers about his e-learning business plan - he hadn

Market research Jim was asked if he had spoken to any Head Teachers about his e-learning business plan – he hadn”t

In the hot seat: The foursome were grilled by some of Lord Sugar

In the hot seat: The foursome were grilled by some of Lord Sugar”s most trusted friends who went over their business plans with a fine toothcomb

Payment plan Margaret left Susan hot under the collar when she highlighted that Susan hadn

Payment plan Margaret left Susan hot under the collar when she highlighted that Susan hadn”t paid her employees tax and national insurance after a trade show