All articles by Franchesca Hashemi

Franchesca Hashemi

Angola’s accountancy profession heralds expected tough emergence

Angola’s profession has kick-started an official regulatory system and created a defined framework of accounting standards. Currently, national firms follow…

Catch me if you’re an accountant

Today’s fraudsters hide their crimes and identity deep within the digital world. As a result, the forensic arena needs data…

Data analytics is changing forensic accounting

The advent of technology has quite literally changed the face of accounting. Today financial information exists in countless formats –…

EU deal does enough, according to business leaders.

After UK Prime Minister David Cameron secured an EU reform deal in Brussels late on Friday night, a slew of…

PwC to hire 1, 000 data scientists

PwC will add a thousand new forensic data scientists to its global deals department within the next two years, marking…

SMEs reputation at risk of cyber attack

Small businesses are putting their reputation at risk by underestimating the impact of cyber-attacks, new research has found. KPMG UK…

KPMG announces new UK head of audit

KPMG has appointed Adrian Stone as its new head of audit in the UK, having been its interim head since…

FRC says audits in UK are not consistent

UK firms are not maintaining a consistently high standard of auditing and some work is falling short of expectations, according…

Probe into KPMG’s audit of failed bank HBOS intensifies

The British Treasury Select Committee has upped political pressure on the UK Financial Reporting Council (FRC) over its probe into…

IAPA revamps its online offering

IAPA has revamped its branding with the launch of a new website and video channel, keeping the name and logo…