New trainee joins Swindon accountancy practice

By Anita Jaynes on 16 November, 2017

Tom Absalom has joined the expanding offices of Haines Watts Swindon as a trainee accountant.

The 18-year-old from Royal Wootton Bassett, is a former student of Royal Wootton Bassett Academy where he secured A-level qualifications in mathematics, further mathematics and geography.

He’s now joined the team at Haines Watts Swindon, based in Old Town, and is working towards his Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) qualification and attends New College in Swindon one day a week.

Tom said: “I’m really enjoying the experience of learning alongside the team at Haines Watts Swindon. I decided some time ago the accountancy profession was the right route for me towards a successful career – I wanted the discipline of working in the sector which interests me from day one.”

Mike Lloyd, managing partner of Haines Watts Swindon, said: “Tom is already proving himself to be enthusiastic and eager to learn. He has an outgoing personality which suits this office very well.”

Haines Watts Swindon is a firm of chartered accountants and business advisors based in Old Town.  They offer audit, accountancy and tax planning services to owner-managed businesses, SMEs and to UK subsidiaries across the south west.  The office is also home to a specialist charity and not-for-profit team.  The firm is part of the national Haines Watts network.  For details visit

Pictured above: Haines Watts new recruit Tom Absalom