It's the day to announce the redundancies. Tim tells David he's leaving and is happy to do so. Dawn is actually hoping that she'll one of the redundancies. When Jennifer Taylor-Clark arrives, she announces to David that she's been promoted and he is in line to replace her. It would mean however that the Slough branch would be reduced in size and bear the brunt of the redundancies. He accepts without hesitation. Gareth takes the news particularly hard. David becomes the hero when he subsequently announces that he's decided to turn down the job to save the branch. Written by
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David Brent announces that Ricky is leaving. Although Ricky didn't get a going-away present, David says "You should have seen what we got Pete Gibbons!" Peter Gibbons was lead character in the similarly-themed Office Space
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[in a meeting, discussing the board voting 5-2 in favour of Brent taking Taylor-Clark's job
What's five out of seven as a percentage?
[Brent checks calculator
Call Susan and arrange the meet with the board and finalise all the details. Congratulations and good luck.
You don't need luck when you've got 71.4% of the population behind you.
References The Benny Hill Show
The Only Way is Up
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