Cheryl and Leanne Holiday (Jessica Forrest) pitch a potential new idea to a company but Cheryl is shocked to see Nate there.She discovers he is actually a millionaire and is furious with him. When Nate starts sneaking off, Cheryl's father, Seamus Brady (Fintan Mc Keowan), believes he is having an affair but it transpires he is actually visiting his estranged mother, Cressida (Brigit Forsyth).April saw Robbie Roscoe, Trevor Royle and Vincent Elegba arrive.
Daniel Kilkelly from Digital Spy reported that Kevin would arrive at Chez Chez looking for work as a barman.
He described him as a "mystery guy" who "might not be all he seems" as he spies on Brendan Brady (Emmett J. Kilkelly later reported that Kevin had an ulterior motive for his arrival and was working for Brendan's enemy Walker (Neil Newbon).
When Brendan insinuates Seamus abused him, Cheryl does not believe him and calls off their engagement.
Brendan's enemy Walker (Neil Newbon) kidnaps Cheryl but Nate rescues her.
Walker becomes annoyed that Kevin has not been able to ruin his life.
Following orders, Kevin lies to Brendan that his uncle used to abuse him. But he realizes Kevin is lying and throws him out of Chez Chez.
He revealed that Nate would not solely be involved with Cheryl's storyline and other stories would be integrated.
Turner branded some of Nate's scenes as "very dramatic" and teased an "almighty" offer Nate would eventually make to Cheryl.
November saw the appearances of Fraser's other daughter Grace and enemy Ray Mc Cormick.
On 14 January 2013, Balchin tweeted that he had joined the cast.
Walker encourages Kevin to cause trouble between Brendan and Ste Hay (Kieron Richardson).