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Season 1, Episode 7 - Aired 08/24/2009
Roger's been forced to resign by the board after they find out about Uxbridge Holdings. Alyson assumes she's got the job, however the board have got wind of her and Steven's relationship, so before it becomes official, they bring in a team of management consultants and interviewing other candidates. Christine returns from rehab after only three days. After Steven tells Sally he's going to tell Alyson it's over for her, she is shocked to hear from Christine that she saw Alyson taking a pregnancy test in the toilets. Another shock for Sally comes when she finds out her ex-fiancee Michael is in charge of the management consultants and wants her to give him another chance as well. Jenny reveals to Roger she's the one who paid Margaret off and the two have an emotional goodbye. Jenny decides to throw Roger a surprise retirement party, but the main guest is nowhere to be seen. After hearing she may be losing her job, Christine has a heart to heart with Roger in his office. Alyson and Steven decide they can't go on together, whether a baby's involved or not and Steven and Sally decide to give it a go. Alyson tells Jenny if she takes Roger's job, she wants her to be her PA.
Season 1, Episode 6 - Aired 08/17/2009
Christine tries a new clinical drug trial which is meant to help her stop drinking, however she finds out she may be instead taking a placebo and ends up overdosing. Roger's wife Clara visits from home and thinks that he may be having an affair when he's contantly seen with Christine's old PA Margaret, so he's forced to tell her the truth and what Uxbridge Holdings is all about. Clara tells him she wants him to retire. At a conference held for the best Butterworths sales yet, Roger is about to make his retirement public until Jenny reveals Margarets decided she doesnt want any more money off him. Natasha tries to distract Sally from Steven by editing the guest list for the first aid course, however she ends up forgetting to cancel the original invites and Steven ends up on the same course. Christine decides to enter a rehab clinic after her time in hospital.
Season 1, Episode 5 - Aired 08/10/2009
Sally takes part in a job swap with a boy from a in-store bakery called Gillen, who Christine takes a shine to. Christine gets the staff to do their 360 degree appraisals and accidentally sends the entire office the full appraisals instead of just passing them onto Alyson. When Christine offers to help Gillen out at a gig, she misreads the signals and makes a pass at him. When the staff throw a party after Christine's group therapy session heals over the wounds the appraisal emails left, Alyson decides it's time for her and Steven to go public with their relationship.
Season 1, Episode 4 - Aired 08/03/2009
After Roger appears on GMTV and makes some not so good comments about the company, Alyson brings in a media friend, Dan to help with the negative press. Steven stay's at Sally and Natasha's due to a leak at Vince's. Roger decides to help Christine out as she has to choose which graduates to bring into the company, as Roger throws a pub crawl for the possible employees, it doesn't end well at all. Vince is made fire safety officer. Alyson's father is ill in a hospice and she keeps avoiding Steven to go see him, he is unaware of what's going on until Sally gets a phone call and she is told he's died.
Season 1, Episode 3 - Aired 07/27/2009
When a internet site starts spouting rumours around the office, the two Karens are blamed and are split up, however it's actually Roger's PA Jenny who's posting the blogs. Max officially gets the promotion to head of marketing and unbeknownst to him, brings in Natasha's estranged brother for a new campaign. The staff create a new imaginary staff member, when ID cards are introduced in order to get in and out of the offices. Natasha gets a promotion to marketing assistant.
Season 1, Episode 2 - Aired 07/20/2009
Christine receives a complaint from a colleague called Janet about Steven sexually harassing her. Sally manages to convince Janet to withdraw the complaint, until Janet (unaware of their relationship) see's Alyson and Steven in a passionate clinch. Max realises Roger's losing control of the company so tries to impress Alyson. After attending AA meetings Christine is trying to prove herself to Sally.
Season 1, Episode 1 - Aired 07/13/2009
The staff of Butterworths supermarket chains head office relocates to Leeds. A evening out for the PA's see Sally meeting her new colleague Steve in a way that she wasn't planning. A new operating officer, Alyson is brought in to work with the team and head of human resources Christine feels threatened. Whilst his boss is away on sick leave, Max is determined to become head of marketing.