Outside the remains of the factory, the insurance representative arrives and Rishi worries how he will repay the high interest loan he borrowed from Kim. Later, Priya and Jai are increasingly suspicious Rishi & Manpreet were responsible for the fire.
The next day Jai and Priya are full of trepidation as they prepare to read the terms of Kim’s loan. Jai is livid at Rishi when he reads it, seeing no solution to their dire financial crisis. Jai rebukes the factory staff for asking about their wages and snaps at Rishi for the mess he’s caused. Seeing them argue, Manpreet despairs and rushes to pack her things up. Later at Home Farm, Kim offers to buy the factory to help Jai’s financial situation.
Back at Holdgate, Jai and Priya catch Manpreet preparing to make a run for it. Can they encourage her to stay and support Rishi? It’s very apparent the Sharmas are left with no clue how to turn their fortunes around. And for Jai the pressure is mounting regarding the loan as he hopes the insurance will come good.
But later, Jai receives an email from the insurance company querying the fact the fire alarm was switched-off at the factory and with Kim taunting him he’s under pressure and later secretly meets with her to discuss the situation… will he sell his soul to the devil?
Kerry encourages Amy to act normal, still in denial whether they actually caused the devastating fire, but later when the factory safe is opened and the money they stole is found to be missing Kerry struggles to contain her guilt.
The next day, a guilty Kerry is called down to the police station and is questioned. Kerry, is caught out when DI Goldberg find a hole in her story and feeling the pressure of the questioning, a tense Kerry soon implicates another whilst covering her own tracks. When Kerry returns from the station, she’s alarmed to overhear Amy almost confess the truth to Nate. It is tense times for both Amy and Kerry as they remain desperate to conceal their guilt for starting the fire.
When Kerry overhears Bernice & Nicola discuss fundraising, she feels a plan percolating and blurts out she will be holding a fundraiser for the kiddie’s hospital. Amy fumes, acutely aware Kerry’s not keeping a low profile. But in spite of this, Kerry wants to go ahead and Bernice agrees to let Kerry use the salon for the event.
These scenes air next week on itv