Our values are the foundation of our business. Our people have created those values and continually strive to uphold them. We take great care in the recruitment and the development of our people to ensure that everyone shares our values. Our values are designed to provide a framework for the wellbeing of our employees, the satisfaction of our clients and the financial security of our business, while contributing to the community in which we operate.

We believe in providing a first class service to our clients, in an attractive and balanced working environment for our people, while making an ongoing contribution to the community beyond our paying clients. All of our team must buy into and share the SWS culture. While we respect and celebrate diversity, the success of our business depends on a shared vision and culture for our firm and the way we do business.


We will always strive to meet and exceed our clients’ expectations in the services we provide.


Our clients will always have direct access to the people responsible their work, including our principals.


We will treat all people with honesty and respect. This includes our people, our clients and other parties with whom we deal.


We will deliver what we promise, when we promise it.


We believe it is important to contribute positively to the community in which we operate. This includes assisting the disadvantaged, as well as supporting culture and the arts.


We will maintain an environment in which our people enjoy coming to work and have the opportunity to develop themselves and their careers, and are able to provide exceptional services to our clients.