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Closed borders are hurting Kiwi business owners and innovators: Opinion

Robin McDonnell, CEO at Phantom Billstickers, is an Icehouse Owner Manager Programme Alumni. He provided Stuff with a few personal opinions recently on business innovation and ...

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News Round-Up: Phased reopening for Auckland - rest of NZ Level 2

Updates on new requirements for the retail and hospitality sectors, close contact businesses and more, in the latest news update from The Icehouse.

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News Round-Up: Level 3 and Level 4 lockdown

Business updates from the major news sources and Government agencies as areas south of Auckland will move to Alert Level 3 from 11:59pm on Tuesday 31 August.

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News Round-Up: Extended Level 4 lockdown

Business updates from the major news sources and Government agencies following this week’s extended level 4 lockdown announcement.

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Covid and employment - useful information for employers

Important legal information and employee wellbeing advice from Icehouse Coach Robyn Young. This article first appeared on the Robyn Young HR website.

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News Round-Up: Level 4 lockdown

Business updates from the major news sources and Government agencies following this week’s level 4 lockdown announcement.

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Funding and HR round-up for Levels 2 and 3

This is an update on funding news from official agencies following the weekend’sannouncement that Auckland is in Level 3 lockdown and the rest of NZ in Level 2.

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Media Round-up as Auckland moves to Level 3

Here’s a small selection of news reports from the business media on New Zealand’s nationwide Level 2 and Auckland’s Level 3 move. Remember that for the very latest official ...

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Changes to Small Business Cashflow (Loan) Scheme – News Update

Missed the recent government announcement around the changes to the Small Business Cashflow (Loan) Scheme? Head to the IRD website for more information, read on and follow this ...

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Media Round-up as Auckland moves to Level 1

Here’s the national media's take on the Government’s announcement to take Auckland to Level 1 later this week.

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