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News Round-Up: Green for go?

The new COVID-19 Protection Framework, Black Friday spending and the Auckland recovery fund dominate the latest news round-up from The Icehouse.

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News Round-Up: 28 October 2021

Business confidence in export, updated workplace vaccination news and sector reaction dominates the latest news round-up from The Icehouse.

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Working holiday and seasonal visa holders and employers update

SME owners and HR professionals may have missed this week’s Beehive announcement regarding working holiday and supplementary seasonal employment visas. This press release first ...

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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 2 and Level 4 Update

Business travel trials, wage subsidy update and why high-growth start-ups can flourish in a pandemic.

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News Round-Up: Level 2 and Level 4 lockdown

The latest GDP figures and Resurgence Support Payments dominate the latest news-round-up from The Icehouse.

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How to Pay Yourself as a Business Owner: Updated

This is a repost of a previous blog from The Icehouse in 2019. Since we first published this article we’ve experienced COVID-19, multiple lockdowns, the introduction of wage ...

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Thank you to our retiring Icehouse directors

In late February 2021 we met up to celebrate the work of the three directors who retired from their Icehouse duties in 2020; namely Chris Quin, Tim Williams and Greg Tomlinson. ...

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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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