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Why operational efficiency matters when running a small business

In this article, we’ve teamed up with Airwallex to break down operational efficiency for small businesses.

Laura Tien August 05, 2022

5 small business accounting trends to take advantage of in 2023

As technology grows and develops, there are more and more small business accounting trends to keep up with. As an accountant, it's important to understand how to take advantage of these changes so that you can provide the best services to clients. For small business owners, you'll want to look for a trusted accounting professional that can make the most of these innovations.

Laura Tien January 29, 2021

10 lessons for small business owners: ’90s rap music edition

When I started running my own small businesses almost six years ago, I wanted to learn as much as I could from industry experts and those around me. Don't get me wrong, I've definitely learned plenty from all the people that have helped me along the way, something for which I'll be eternally grateful.

Amaka Team January 27, 2021

How Facebook’s new Pages experience will help small businesses build community

Earlier this month, Facebook started rolling out a new design for Facebook Pages, set to reach all Pages in the coming months. For small businesses, this means new ways to build your brand. The focus is now on building a community. Most noticeably, Facebook has said goodbye to the Like button, favouring followers as a better representation of a Page's reach.

Laura Tien January 19, 2021

How Gen Z will impact small business growth

Are you prepared for the new generation of customers who will change the way you do business?

Laura Tien January 11, 2021

5 things you should never hear from your accountant

It’s common to think that accountants only manage the books and ensure the accuracy of financial records. In reality, however, accountancy revolves around a wide variety of tasks and responsibilities, and is constantly evolving as technology is starting to play a bigger role in their day-to-day activities.

Amaka Team February 26, 2020

Accounting technologists vs accountants, bookkeepers and advisors: The difference?

It might not seem like it at first, but there are some big differences between accounting and finance roles. Accounting and financial advisory are broad business functions that revolve around multiple job opportunities and roles within organisations. What’s more, accounting related roles are continuously evolving with the adoption of cloud accounting and business automation platforms - technology is rapidly transforming accounting and financial advisory, resulting in the creation of new roles in modern companies e.g. accounting technologists.

Amaka Team February 14, 2020

The accountants and bookkeepers of the future: 5 essential traits to recognise them

Although various factors are changing the finance industry, the future of accountants and bookkeeppers is very bright. While some may think otherwise, technology is only improving work practices, making accountants and bookkeepers more efficient than ever. Through the adoption of technology, it doesn’t mean they are less important or less relevant; however, it does mean that they must adapt to the changing landscape and acquire new skills.

Amaka Team July 25, 2019

5 reasons why accountants and bookkeepers will always add the best value to your business

Did you know that around 80% of new businesses fail within the first 18 months? Poor financial management is one of the main problems for these businesses. Why? The answer might be surprising - 53% of small business owners don't have an accounting professional, and they attempt to manage their money themselves. Accountants can add value to your business in a variety of ways.

Amaka Team July 19, 2019