About us

We are a Bolton based social business offering a range of Support and Environmental Services to business and the public.

As a social business our primary aim is to deliver excellent, ethical and reliable services, which provide:

  • opportunity to access skills, training or employment
  • create good, accessible employment opportunities
  • deliver profits for reinvestment in Bolton

Values: our values are important to us. They guide the way we treat each other, our staff, customers and partners to be certain that we provide excellent services.

One Team

We are one team. We take personal responsibility, admit our mistakes and ask for help when things go wrong. We fail, succeed, learn and grow together. We treat each other with respect and celebrate our diversity, allowing colleagues to be their best self, feel valued and contribute to your success.

Empowering people

We make lives better. Whether directly or through reinvestment of our profits we are committed to empowering service users, colleagues and customers to be the best they can be.


We are passionate. We love what we do, focus on the positives and create time and space to have fun in the workplace.


You can reply on us. We are open, honest and transparent in our dealings with everyone and deliver on our promises.


We are ambitious. We will work hard to learn, grow and achieve the best for ourselves, our company and those we work with.


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Following the Prime Ministers statement on the 9th May SWY have been reviewing the guidance in order to implement a COVID Secure Strategy and Action Plan to help us deliver accessible services whilst protecting the safety of colleagues, customers and the public.

Our plans are currently with colleagues for consultation and will be published here, in the meantime should you need details of our plans please contact us; hello@startswithyou.org.uk.