Ayesha is running late for her interview at The Mill when she discovers her neighbour, Ray, collapsed. Ray is a heroin addict and Ayesha promises to return with food. Ayesha wins Howard and Mandy over and agrees to come to Mandy’s farewell party, but finds a passed-out Ray on her way over. After getting him home safely, she arrives at the party and decides she will take Mandy’s position.

Daniel visits Heston to tell him he is clear to come back to work and he is touched by the warm welcome he receives from his colleagues. Mrs Tembe asks whether he really wants to leave and, when he confirms, she says she will miss him dearly.

At her farewell party, Mandy happily remembers some fun moments with her colleagues. But the conversation turns dark when the team debate whether Heston will really resign…