A desperate Roxy makes the unwise decision to dig for dirt on Derek, leading to an unexpected showdown with the Brannings. Lauren finds herself sidelined as Tanya leans on Max for emotional support, while Billy ropes Abi into a ploy to dupe social services with terrible consequences.
Yusef faces another obstacle with the arrival of his cousin Tariq, who warns him of the dire consequences of reuniting with Zainab. Will Tariq be able to placate Yusef before his deceit is revealed to Afia?
Michael is left humiliated when Derek steps up to assist Janine with a problem with her property empire, and Amira is thrilled when Syed reaches a decision about their new business venture.