A contestant who narrowly missed out on winning a popular reality television show is hoping to share his experiences to boost a Fylde business.
Neil Clough reached the semi-final stage of hit BBC1 show The Apprentice last year, but was ‘fired’ by Lord Alan Sugarwho disliked his business idea.
Neil, who now accepts he made mistakes in the competition, has launched his own sales consultancy firm, NWC Consultancy and joined Freckleton-based housing firm Tem-po to pass on his advice.
He said: “I’ve got involved with Tem-po as a non-executive sales director. My role and remit is to help us grow around the area, in particular within Lytham, then grow across the North West.
“I will dedicate time every month to help the team as well as growing my own business.
“I finished The Apprentice around July and in that time have developed my plan. My idea for a business plan was almost an ‘auto trader’ for your home. I realise now it wasn’t the right idea. Now I want to pass on my advice and help Tem-po grow.”
Annette Jones, Tem-po managing director said: “I’m delighted Neil has joined us.
“His advice and experience will be a welcome asset for the company.”