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The Science of Goal Setting Achievement

Posted on Friday, January 19th, 2018

Make this your Breakthrough Year! What choices are you currently making? If you plan to get nowhere, you will definitely end up there! Why is Goal Setting Important: Prof Gale Mathews of University of California found that the mirror act of writing goals boosted achievement by 42%. The mere act of writing them down is…

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Ashford Members – We want to hear YOUR views

Posted on Wednesday, January 10th, 2018

The Ashford Economic Development Group (AEDG), will be meeting on Thursday 18th January. Should any Ashford area member have a business concern or wishes to just make an observation or comment that the group can help with, please email richard@kentinvictachamber.co.uk We cannot solve all issues but have a very good network that may know a…

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Top Tax Tips for Christmas

Posted on Tuesday, January 9th, 2018

On the first day of Christmas, my accountant gave to me… Some amazing tax tips for the Christmas season! See, we can even make tax festive! Now the tax man isn’t as generous as Santa, but there are still some savings to be had, as well as some considerations you need to think about when you…

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Crypto Currency – What on Earth?

Posted on Tuesday, January 9th, 2018

So one of the latest things seems to be crypto currency, you might have heard terms such as Bitcoin being banded around, the latest investment that seems to have made millionaires practically overnight. But what is it? Should it be something you look at as an investor? Is it risky? Could you be missing out…

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It’s Official; Commuting Makes Us Miserable!

Posted on Thursday, December 14th, 2017

It’s official; commuting makes us miserable! A report compiled by the Office of National Statistics (ONS) has found that daily commuting takes a toll on most commuters’ sense of well-being. The ONS said that commuters have lower life satisfaction, a lower sense that their activities are worthwhile, are less happy and more anxious than non-commuters. Not surprisingly…

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FlipOut Chatham Celebrated their first Anniversary

Posted on Friday, December 1st, 2017

FlipOut Chatham celebrated their first anniversary on Saturday and marked the occasion with a fund raising event for Help4Heroes, which they called Flip4Heroes! The event was opened by UK Sports Minister and Chatham MP Tracey Couch, who officially opened FlipOut Chatham exactly a year ago. Tracey said “with Chathams military history and ongoing connections, what…

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School’s Inspiration For Young Chef’s Creation

Posted on Friday, November 24th, 2017

New Line Learning student Leah Matthews has tickled the tastebuds of a top chef to become this year’s Junior Kent Young Chef. Leah, 13, who lives in Shepway, devised a menu made up of recipes inspired by her school’s location. Organised by Produced in Kent and judged by Graham Garrett, owner of The West House,…

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The Green Room: England v Australia

Posted on Thursday, November 23rd, 2017

Hospitality Finder returned to the home of England Rugby, for the second instalment of England’s Old Mutual Wealth Series, and this was sure to be one of the most anticipated games of the Autumn Series. England faced fierce rivals Australia under the guidance of Head Coach Eddie Jones, the last time these two met at…

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The Green Room Review in Pictures: England Vs Argentina

Posted on Tuesday, November 14th, 2017

With the Autumn Internationals back and in full swing, England kicked off the series with their match against Argentina. Of course, Hospitality Finder were back at the home of England Rugby ready to open the doors to The Green Room once again. It wouldn’t be The Green Room without a Champagne and drinks reception, and…

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It was recently reported at the World Economic Forum that by 2025 10% of GDP will be stored on Blockchains or related technology. In short, Blockchain could revolutionise transactions and business operations forever. As ever with new tech, here is split opinion on whether it will revolutionise or indeed replace the key processes in banking,…

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