The staff are overjoyed to hear that Mrs Tembe is coming in to discuss her future and they start preparing for her homecoming party. But when she finally appears, she is in no mood to celebrate and lets the partners know that if she’s to come back to work, then it will be on her own terms!

Valerie’s day gets off to a terrible start but she’s soon cheered when an unexpected visitor offers her a fresh perspective on life. Later, Valerie realises that The Mill staff are her true friends and, while they’re there to support her, she’ll never really be alone.