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Alan Sugar has quit working with another Apprentice winner

Alan Sugar is no longer working with former Apprentice winner Sian Gabbidon, it has emerged.The 2018 series winner received a £250,000 investment from the entrepreneur for her loungewear company Sian Marie Fashion.However, Sugar is no longer listed as a director of the company and no longer has any investment in the business, according to records available on Companies House.The Independent has contacted Sugar and Gabbidon for comment.The news comes just weeks after Sugar crowned Harpreet Kaur the latest winner of the reality show which was originally hosted by Donald Trump in the US.Kaur won the show with her confectionary...
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Anti-Semitic letters left Lord Alan Sugar fearing for family

Lord Alan Sugar said he was "always looking over my shoulder" and worried about the safety of his family after receiving anti-Semitic letters. Three letters, including one saying "I would like to murder all Jews in Britain, Alan" were sent to business premises in Loughton, Essex in 2018. Patrick Gomes,...
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Patrick Gomes: Man sentenced after sending Lord Alan Sugar antisemitic letters

Lord Alan Sugar has described being left in fear of an attack after receiving antisemitic letters – including one that read “I would like to murder all Jews in Britain, Alan”.He was targeted by 70-year-old Patrick Gomes, who sent three hate-filled letters to The Apprentice star’s business premises in Loughton, Essex.Gomes was jailed for three years and six months at Chelmsford Crown Court on Wednesday.Lord Sugar said the letters made him worry for his family’s safety.The businessman said in a statement read in court: “The whole incident has shaken me up and I’m now always looking over my shoulder in...
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Alan Sugar ‘paid himself £390m last year’ – one of largest ever hand-outs to a UK boss

Nice work if you can get it: Lord Alan Sugar reportedly paid himself £390 million last year.The Apprentice star treated himself to the massive dividend – one of the biggest in British history – from his company Amshold, according to the Daily Mail.The pay-out - revealed in accounts filed last week - was based on the historic success of the business, which deals in property trading, investment and provision of management services.The accounts are also said to have shown that the company – which is wholly owned by Lord Sugar – returned a £47 million pre-tax profit on turnover of...
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Lord Alan Sugar received abusive anti-Semitic letters

A man sent abusive, threatening and offensive letters to Lord Alan Sugar that were "deeply derogatory" towards the Jewish faith, Essex Police has said. Patrick Gomes, 70, sent three letters to Lord Sugar's business premises in Loughton, Essex, in 2018. Gomes, of Lytellton Road, Leyton, east London, was convicted on...
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Alan Sugar thanks police after man is convicted of sending antisemitic letters

Lord Alan Sugar has thanked police after a man who sent him abusive, antisemitic letters was convicted of religiously-aggravated harassment. The businessman and star of The Apprentice said he had been reluctant to refer the matter to “already stretched” police but thanked officers in Essex for “helping to shine a light on the fact that this type of behaviour is simply not acceptable”.
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