Paul promises Eileen there'll be no aggro between him and Lloyd from now on, as does Lloyd to Mandy. Gary and Izzy are excited as they prepare to collect Jake from the hospital. Jenna has an interview for a receptionist's job at a hotel. Mandy thinks it's not much of a step above the corner shop. Nick tells Leanne, David and Kylie that a score of anonymous bad reviews of the bistro have been posted online in the last two weeks. He thinks a member of staff is running a hate campaign against him and calls a meeting. Rob sees his probation officer. Rob continues to gloat to Peter about his latest run of problems, joking about him buying Carla an engagement ring with her own money and him leading the factory to ruin. Peter doesn't rise to it. Eileen, Mandy and Jenna are relieved when Paul and Lloyd exchange pleasantries when they pass each other in the street. Paul receives a visit from his station manager. Two staff walk out when Nick confronts them. Paul discovers there's been an allegation of racism made against him. Paul is dismayed and says it's all been a misunderstanding but the manager tells him it has to be followed up officially and there may be disciplinary proceedings. He is promised a fair hearing but Paul is pessimistic. Sophie admits to Jenna that she reported Paul to the fire service. Jenna is furious as it'll all blow up again now. Gary and Izzy collect Jake. Tracy has big ideas for hers and Rob's new business, starting with the name - "Barlow's Buys". Nick finds £50 missing from the bar. He's convinced someone has a vendetta against him and goes to phone the police but Leanne thinks he's paranoid. Paul goes off to confront Lloyd.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Paul's boss receives a complaint; Gary and Izzy bring the baby home; and Nick calls a meeting in an attempt to discover who has a grudge against him.
  • Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast: 8,190,000 viewers (2nd place).
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