But as Bernice thrives, can a put-upon Bob knock her off her perch?
When David returns to the village after the storm, Bernice reminds him he needs to start attracting customers again.
As he worries about his business setback, Bernice proposes an idea to help the village pull together.
As she organises a group to deal with the storm damage, Bernice's deputy Bob quickly feels put upon and his resentment towards a bossy Bernice builds as the village clear-up continues.
With Bernice thriving as she rules the operation, can Bob knock her off her perch?
Emmerdale continues Mondays to Fridays at 7.30pm on ITV