Tenterden Pudding Club

Once a month (on the last Friday in each month), various Tenterden-based professionals and business people (solicitors, accountants, estate agents, IFAs, telecom consultants, bank managers, insurance brokers, etc) get together for an informal, single-course lunch and a bit of networkingThere is no need to commit to attending (nor to apologise if you cannot attend), but if you are in business in...
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Making a rod for your own back

Pursuing a service standard of “Excellent” is definitely a case of making a rod for your own backIn my business, I strive for a truly excellent standard of service and, inevitably, I do not always achieve it. When I fail, I feel mortified, but (illogically) I also slightly resent it when clients point out how I have failed to achieve the standard I try to set – I feel unfairly...
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The Hoodeners Horse, Great Chart, Ashford, Kent UK

I have to post my thoughts on this truly excellent pubI have visited it twice for Tweetups, and took my family today for lunch. On every occasion, I have been impressed by the warm welcome (especially from Andy Setterfield, the owner, but also from all his staff), the real ale (and cider), the efficiency and the FOOOOOD!Today, I mainly drank the St Austell Tribute; after a few pints of that, I...
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Tenterden Pudding Club

Not as interesting as the name implies … the so-called “club” is simply an informal monthly lunchtime meeting of various local business people – mainly solicitors, accountants, estate agents, bank managers, etc We meet on the last Friday of each month, so the next meeting is on 27 February, at No 75 in Tenterden High Street at 1pm. We usually have a one course meal and a...
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