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 be 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.
Did You Know?
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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I know that you're very loyal to your family here.
I'd be loyal to his family, it's one big family.
I'm just sensitive to the fact that you have strong, let's say emotional ties to your team.
Well, yeah, but there is the emotion as good in business syndrome, sure, notwithstanding the cruel to be kind scenarios...
I'm sorry David, you've lost me.
Well, you're not looking at the whole pie Jenny. Wernham-Hogg is one big pie, and if they've let me in charge of that one big pie, then I'll be in charge of...
References The Benny Hill Show
I'm Not in Love
Written by Graham Gouldman
& Eric Stewart
Performed by 10CC See more