Bruce and Nicholas press Michael Calderwood for the repayment of a large loan.
When Nicholas goes on leave for a few days, he thinks the responsibility of being in charge will terrify Bruce.
Nicholas employs the services of Christabel Webster, who is more keen on poaching the bank's staff than helping it.
Bruce becomes suspicious of analyst Mary Mansfield's trading claims.
When someone causes serious mischief in Nicholas' office, his investigations turn up a few nasty surprises.
New bank chairman Nicholas Quinn promotes trust and openness in a letter to employees; fund investor Stephen Clay admits to using astrology to make his investments.