She now runs a company selling cakes to festivals and country shows, and employs her boyfriend as a salesman.
How she has fared: Alana is the youngest person in the competition, and her youth showed early on.
She went on to found a children’s clothing company, The Pud, and is attempting to be an unconventional ‘WAG’.
How she has fared: Her engagement with clients and research skills impressed Lord Sugar, but she lost her first six tasks.
Background: Grainne grew up in Northern Ireland with four siblings, and had a child when she was 16 years old.
She went back to school a month after having her baby, and got a degree in make-up.
She sacked her best friend when they were 14, because she wasn’t fast enough.
After working as a barmaid at Notts County FC, she met footballer Neil Bishop, and they got married and had a baby.The fall will embarrass ministers as the initiative has been a key part of Government strategy to reduce youth unemployment and promote on-the-job skills.Those taking part in the scheme, which has been supported by many leading businesses, work four days a week and generally spend the fifth studying towards a relevant qualification in the area where they are working.She was taken into the boardroom after the first two tasks, and looked set to leave the competition when she struggled to speak in front of Lord Sugar.However, her confidence grew after winning the sweets task and Karren Brady has since described her as ‘steely’.