Our culture

Our culture is at the heart of everything we do. The way we interact with each other as colleagues, as clients and as business partners. It's at the centre of our recruitment process and is a measure of all interactions we have. It encompasses our core values, drives our behaviours, and acts as our commitment to you, and our people, ensuring we all remain focused on our quest to help you achieve prosperity, a secure future and peace of mind.

Paul Dickson
CEO & Managing Partner

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Our core values

Our guiding principles drive our behaviours and actions; our success depends on all of us delivering consistently across all four values.

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Passion

We have a real desire for making Armstrong Watson and our people successful, as well as ensuring our clients achieve success.

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Honesty

We show fairness, consistency, integrity and are committed to being truthful, sincere and frank.

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Humanity

We actively demonstrate compassion, consideration and kindness for others.

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Trust

We can be relied upon as others have confidence in us, in our ability and in our integrity.

Our behaviours

Through our core values, we are all able to demonstrate the way we work across our teams. How we do things and how we behave is an important factor in the workplace and we refer to these as our behaviours.

Can-do positive attitude and work ethic

We have a strong work ethic, dedicated in the pursuit of giving our all, every single day. Working hard matters to us and getting the job done is paramount. We pride ourselves in producing high quality work, prove we are dependable and perform consistently.

Client focused

This is not just something we say, this is what we do. Each and every one of us know the role we have and how this role benefits our clients. Our aim is to look to a long term relationship with our clients no matter where they are in their personal or business lifecycle.

Commercial, practical and efficient

We know why we are here and what services our business provides. We understand our industry, the issues that may affect us and keep an eye on our competitors.

People focused

Our people are our focus and it is our duty to provide the best working environment, training and career path for all of us who choose to be part of Armstrong Watson.

Team working and internal influence

We have a can-do and how can I help approach to all of the people around us. Sharing information, knowledge, and experience is second nature when it comes to a contribution to success.

Client advocacy

We value our clients and we work hard to make sure we will become their trusted advisers through the services we provide.

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