AM to PM with Mike Lloyd, Haines Watts Chartered Accountants

By Ben Carey on 24 March, 2023

AM to PM takes a sneak peek at the daily routine of some of our business community’s top professionals.

Mike Lloyd is a Partner at Swindon office of Haines Watts Chartered Accountants, which specialises in advising and supporting aspirational business owners.

We asked for a glimpse of his day-to-day life.

What time does your alarm go off? 

Very much depends on what my day is looking like.

Do you have a strict morning routine or do you take a flexible approach?

It’s pretty consistent (autopilot!)

What’s on the breakfast table?

Usually porridge with berries plain yoghurt and peanut butter and tea

Aside from grabbing a bite to eat, how do you spend your lunch break?

I tend to work through unless someone treats me to lunch

What’s the most fun part of your day?

Wandering downstairs to the main office and making a nuisance of myself!

What do you love most about your job?

See above!

What’s the worst part of the job? 

File reviews is pretty high on the list…

What gadget or app could you not live without in your professional life?

iphone. Particularly now we have a VOIP system and don’t have deskphones

If you could clone yourself, what would your clone get up to whilst you were busy working?

I have a portrait in my attic like Dorian Gray. It gets up to all sorts!

If you changed direction, what would be your Plan B?

It’s a bit late for that. It would be like turning the Titanic and would probably end up with the same result!