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Accountants Exeter

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Haines Watts Chartered Accountants Exeter has had a strong presence in the South West for over 30 years. Situated in the city's financial heart, the Exeter office services a wide variety of dynamic owner-managed businesses in diverse business sectors including light engineering, I.T. and service related industries, professional and B2B companies.

What makes us different?

Offering a very personal Partner-led service, Haines Watts Chartered Accountants Exeter team’s approach is to match up the needs of the business with those of the individual by offering imaginative and proactive advice and support. This is achieved by obtaining a thorough understanding of the business and the motivations of the owners and by encouraging their clients to think in terms of planned growth and development.

Offering a very personal Partner-led service, Haines Watts Chartered Accountants Exeter’s approach is to match up the needs of the business owners we support with imaginative and proactive advice and support. This is achieved by obtaining a thorough understanding of both the business owners aspirations and by encouraging them to think in terms of planned growth and development.

Haines Watts also have an office based in Crediton on Parliament Square, Parliament Street EX17 2AW.

The Exeter office’s boardroom is available to hire  to individuals and organisations for a small charge, of which 100% of the proceeds will be donated to local charities.

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Our services

We’ll provide you with all the services your business needs to grow. That’s not just accounting, audit, tax, and VAT services, but a wide range of other business services too.

Tax advice

Haines Watts Chartered Accountants Exeter also provides solid tax advice from our tax specialists. We will learn as much as possible about you and your business so we can advise on the best tax advice for the future.

Audit & assurance

We are proud to have won Auditor of the year in 2012 for small and medium sized entities. We provide quality external audit and assurance services. Please get in touch with one of our partners in Exeter and we’ll go over your requirements.

Forensic accounting

Duncan Barnes (CV) and his team have extensive experience in undertaking a wide range of forensic accounting, expert witness and dispute resolution engagements. Their specialisms include divorce finance, personal injury and clinical negligence, commercial disputes and environmental and fishery claims.

Tax planning

Your dedicated partner will hold regular meetings with you to ensure we identify tax planning opportunities. By bringing these to our clients’ attention at an early stage we offer a proactive service which aims to preserve and increase our clients’ wealth.

We advise on tax planning opportunities for owner managed businesses and wealthy individuals to minimise both corporate and personal taxes. Our tax saving strategies deal with both commercial and personal objectives, and include buying and selling businesses, corporate restructuring, profit distribution, share schemes and personal tax planning for income and capital taxes.

For tax, accountancy and business planning services for farmers/landowners please click here for more details.


Haines Watts Chartered Accountants Exeter is home to experienced and accredited mediators. Please contact the office for further details.

To find out how Haines Watts can help your business, call 01392 260310 or email

We know that the cornerstone of any business relationship is people. Here’s
just a few details about our team in Exeter . However, we'd love to meet
you in person to find out more about your business, so contact us today.

Meet your team in Exeter


Ben de Cruz

Managing Partner - Exeter


David Park

Partner - Exeter


Terry Bridle

Associate Partner


Robin Davis

Senior Associate and Head of Corporate Services


Helen Gale

Head of Tax


Adam Lloyd

Regional Head of VAT - Bristol


Duncan Barnes

Forensic Consultant


Jade Quaintance

Audit & Accounts Manager


Sarah Chalmers

Business Services Manager


Jason Rice

Tax Manager


Jessica Miles

Accounts Supervisor


Charlotte Passmore

Accounts Supervisor


Helen Corthorn

Payroll Supervisor


Sarah Bowden

Office Manager

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    Haines Watts Exeter
    3 Southernhay West
    EX1 1JG

    Tel: 01392 260310