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Five SME Trends for 2022

After two years of fighting fires and counting every cent, operating lean and smart is a prerequisite for SMEs. Hopes in 2022 are for a more settled economy and digging for ...

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Flexible working arrangements and the SME impact

As more workers seek flexible working arrangements (FWA) in a bid to strike a better work/life balance, SME owners are asking themselves if it’s a good and permanent fit for ...

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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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It's Getting Harder - Ease of Access to Credit: Opinion

Icehouse coach Kevin Bailey provides insight on access to credit options for Kiwi businesses. For more information on Kevin, click on the link.

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Announcing The Icehouse 20-Year Anniversary Publication

We caught up with Gavin Lennox, Group CEO, to discuss the behind-the-scenes creation of The Icehouse’s 20 year anniversary publication. You can find it here and we'll be ...

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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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How do you beat imposter syndrome?

Imposter Syndrome. It’s not a phrase we particularly like at The Icehouse. It infers that we lack the skills or the confidence to get something done. Or both. For an owner or ...

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Welcoming David Downs to The Icehouse…

David Downs, the new Chair, discusses his journey to The Icehouse and the current and future challenges facing New Zealand SMEs.

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5 aspects of business resilience (from 5 different viewpoints): Repost

5 aspects of business resilience (from 5 different viewpoints): Repost

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Sick leave is changing

Everything you need to know from an HR perspective around the new employee sick leave entitlement changes. This article appeared on the Robyn Young HR website. As well as being ...

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