At the factory, Ivy is certain something is wrong with Mike. Mike tells Ernie and Elsie that there's a slump in the denim market. He orders Ernie to cut costs where he can and tells them not to mention anything to the girls. Betty worries about her finances when she can't pay the gas bill. Deirdre gets emotional over leaving Tracy with Blanche. Ivy tricks Ernie into telling her about the three-day week. Betty advertises her china cabinet for sale. Ivy leads the girls in a go-slow on an important order. The Bishops are hurt to discover the Langtons are going to London and Blanche is looking after Tracy. Emily is upset as she realises Deirdre doesn't trust her with Tracy. Mike rows with Ernie for telling the girls about the firm's problems. Deirdre and Ray go to London. Ivy discovers Mike is moving the work down to his London factory.


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