The Icehouse Blog

Posts dedicated to improving overall business performance while providing the best resources, current events, videos and Ieehouse news to keep you on your toes.


Paul Diver Associates: Don’t let the 90 day trial period trip you up!

Since 1 April 2011, the 90-day trial period has been available to all employers regardless of the number of employees.  Employers now have the opportunity to hire new employees subject to a trial period of 90 days or less.  In the event that an employee is dismissed during the trial...

The Icehouse | 26/08/14



This Notice board is part of the monthly email update Startup Flash - news, events, tips, resources and stories for kiwi start-ups.   The notice board is your place to share stuff with the startup community. Looking for a co-founder or team member? Job hunting and would love to work for startup? Looking for...

The Icehouse | 25/08/14


HAVE YOU HEARD OF….? – August 2014

As part of the monthly email update Startup Flash we are introducing some of NZ’s up-and-coming startups. Want your startup to be included next time? Email Lisa at This month: - Offering everyday Kiwis the easiest way to aquire Bitcoin CHIA- Feel the difference. Know the difference. Be the difference with CHIA CoachSeek - Beautifully...

The Icehouse | 25/08/14

settle for last place

Since when do we settle for last place?

How small and medium-sized business can help lift the economic performance of New Zealand. NZ has been languishing near the bottom of the OECD tables for average GDP per capita since the mid-late 70’s. According to the boffins, the initial drop was a direct result of the wool price collapse in...

The Icehouse | 20/08/14


The Job Board: August 2014

We have a range of jobs that The Icehouse: Community Office Manager The Icehouse is looking for a Community Office Manager to look after all reception and facility activities for The Icehouse shared office space. This is a challenging, hands-on role that requires an experienced support professional who will excel at managing reception,...

The Icehouse | 06/08/14

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