DAVE Marshall becomes a partner of Swindon accountancy firm Morris Owen on January 1.

Mr Marshall joined the firm in 2004 as an accounts trainee and qualified as a chartered accountant five years later.

He has spent the last few years managing and growing a portfolio of clients and is looking forward to taking his career to the next stage.

Mr Marshall specialises in new business start-ups and cloud accounting but also has a wealth of experience with more established businesses.

He said: “We have such a great team here at Morris Owen. This allows us to give specialist advice to a vast range of businesses in a friendly and approachable way.

“I am delighted to be a key part of that team.”