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Why The Apprentice is missing a trick by excluding older workers

There have been more candidates called Alex than candidates aged over 40 since the BBC first launched The Apprentice in 2005.

Older woman working at an office

In this blog, our Chief Executive, Dr Carole Easton OBE, examines why The Apprentice hasn't worked with any older businesspeople, and what the show could gain from having more contestants over the age of 50.

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