About us

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

Who We Are

Starts with you Ltd. is a social enterprise subsidiary of Bolton at Home, delivering a range of services on a commercial basis and re-investing profits in the delivery of social impact (social value). We aspire to champion and demonstrate a kinder, fairer way of doing business, trading profitably and ethically, and re-investing profits in our Purpose. We exist, not only to deliver our brilliant support and services but to do it in a way that makes a difference to the people and places we work with and in – we call it our “Positive Change”.

Our services create opportunities and empower people to make Positive Change.


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



We are ambitious for ourselves, our company, the people, and places where we work. Using our initiative, drive, and energy we learn, grow and aim to be the best we can be.


Empowering (People)

We empower people to help them to live better lives. We support colleagues, customers, and partners to develop the knowledge, skills, and confidence to live and work independently, achieve their goals and to be their best self.



We have integrity.  You can rely on us; we are open, honest, and trustworthy. We respect each other and the people and places where we work and deliver on our promises.



We are passionate about the people we work with and the places where we work. We love what we do. We are positive and enthusiastic, creating time and space to have fun at work.


One Team

We are one team. Stronger together, we lead by example, take personal responsibility and ask for help when we need it; we celebrate diversity, respect our colleagues, and thrive in an inclusive  no-blame culture.


Bolton companies accredited for positive employment

Two Bolton companies have become the first in the town to be recognised as leading employers for staff wellbeing. Starts…

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Social Enterprise Week / Social Impact Video

It’s been tough for a lot of people and businesses over the past 18 months but we haven’t stopped making…

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SWY ICT Equipment gets new lease of life, supporting communities

SWY has partnered with a local organisation to recycle its old IT equipment and help local people get online. Starts…

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