STEPHEN Reid manipulates his niece Sarah Platt and suggests she should buy Carla out of her share in the factory.
The businessman comes up with a plan to use Sarah to get involved with the factory business next week in Kroningsstraat.
Stephen tells Sarah that she’s clearly the business brains of the factory and she should think about buying Carla out of her share.
In the factory, Stephen confirms that he’s managed to source the fabric they need at a very good price.
Over a drink, Sarah shares her business ideas with Stephen and asks him to help her prove to Carla that she knows what she’s talking about.
Later in die week, Sarah puts pressure on Carla to hire Stephen on a consultancy basis.
In the Rovers, Carla voices her concerns about Stephen to Peter and Ken.
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Ken reckons Stephen’s intentions are honourable so Carla agrees that she’ll hire him to do some consultancy work.
At No.8, Stephen urges Sarah to take out a loan and expand the business herself.
Will Sarah listen to Stephen?
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