The Apprentice: Natasha Scribbins is fired leaving Helen, Tom, Susan, Jim in final

The Apprentice: Natasha Scribbins is fired leaving Helen, Tom, Susan, Jim in final

The Apprentice: It”s Helen, Tom, Susan and Jim in the final as Natasha Scribbins is fired

12:27 AM on 14th July 2011

So near, but yet so far: Natasha Scribbins, 31, missed out on a place in the final after being fired by Lord Sugar

So near, but yet so far: Natasha Scribbins, 31, missed out on a place in the final after being fired by Lord Sugar

Battling for survival: Natasha was fired after being called into the boardroom with her teammates Jim Eastwood and Susan Ma

Battling for survival: Natasha was fired after being called into the boardroom with her teammates Jim Eastwood and Susan Ma

Decision time: Jim put himself forward to project manager, which Susan and Natasha supported

Decision time: Jim put himself forward to project manager, which Susan and Natasha supported

Power balance: Helen put herself forward for project manager, but wanted a bigger say on branding - which was Tom

Power balance: Helen put herself forward for project manager, but wanted a bigger say on branding – which was Tom”s responsibility

Market research: Jim spoke to a successful Mexican fast food chain for ideas

Market research: Jim spoke to a successful Mexican fast food chain for ideas

Creating the pies: Helen put herself in charge of the menu and tried out various pies

Creating the pies: Helen put herself in charge of the menu and tried out various pies

Wasn

Wasn”t Christopher Columbus Italian MyPy wasn”t so “100 per cent” British as Helen and Tom liked to think

Quality control: The pies were initially served in a cardboard box, before being changed into a plastic container

Quality control: The pies were initially served in a cardboard box, before being changed into a plastic container

You

You”re in for a long wait: Susan tried to play the perfect hostess to the customers, who ended up being served cold food

Yummy: Tom pours gravy over the pie and mash

Yummy: Tom pours gravy over the pie and mash

There

There”s no Mexican fiesta here: Lord Sugar said his meal at Caraca”s “looked like something my son”s dog threw up”

Good reception: The experts liked Helen and Tom

Good reception: The experts liked Helen and Tom”s branding, concept and menu

Overkill: Some of the experts thought the sombreros were

Overkill: Some of the experts thought the sombreros were “clich”

Decision time: Lord Sugar had plenty to say when it came to the Caraca

Decision time: Lord Sugar had plenty to say when it came to the Caraca”s restaurant

Nerves: The final five sit nervously in the reception waiting to see Lord Sugar

Nerves: The final five sit nervously in the reception waiting to see Lord Sugar

We

We”re through: Helen and Tom celebrate after they”re told by Lord Sugar they”re through to the final

Heading home: Natasha claimed clashing personalities and her refusal to get into arguments led to her downfall

Heading home: Natasha claimed clashing personalities and her refusal to get into arguments led to her downfall

No hard feelings... are you joking Jim criticised Susan for trying to

No hard feelings… are you joking Jim criticised Susan for trying to “scalp” him in the boardroom