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Celebrating diversity at The Barnet Group

Every year, staff at The Barnet Group take the opportunity of Black History Month to celebrate the diversity of its customers and the community it serves. This year staff went for the ‘History of Motown’ to acknowledge the influence the black-owned label had in paving the way for a multi-cultural society in America in the [...]

2017-10-23T15:44:09+00:00 October 23rd, 2017|

Welcome to The Barnet Group Apprentices: class of 2017/18!

The Barnet Group recently welcomed this year’s ‘crop’ of apprentices who are embarking on a 12-month programme of learning (and earning) with us. Our apprentices will be working in a service or department in Barnet Homes or Your Choice Barnet. As well as gaining practical work experience, our apprentices will also have a day-release of [...]

2017-10-11T13:32:47+00:00 September 25th, 2017|

Make summer’s end count – come to the Burnt Oak community roadshow

Over the summer we held a successful community roadshow in East Finchley. This Saturday 9 September, from 12 midday, we are having our 2nd summer roadshow at the Burnt Oak Community Centre. You don’t have to bring anything – just bring yourselves and family and friends. The event is free! This Saturday is also the [...]

2017-09-06T11:38:55+00:00 September 6th, 2017|

Our apprentices attend Q&A with Jeremy Corbyn

The Barnet Group is currently recruiting for housing and social care apprentices and are having an Apprenticeship open morning this Friday 14th July. If you know anyone that would be interested in or benefit from an apprenticeship, please send them along to The Barnet Group's Apprenticeship open morning on Friday 14th July, from 9:30am onwards [...]

2017-07-12T17:09:31+00:00 July 12th, 2017|

Year 2 of The Barnet Group Business Plan

We recently updated The Barnet Group Business Plan 2016 – 21, which is in its second year (2017/18). Our ‘Good to Great’ Business Plan sets out our vision for the future and is all about delivering improvements and developments for customers and the community. We are delighted to report that we have already achieved some [...]

2017-06-30T12:16:49+00:00 June 30th, 2017|

Spacehive gets lift-off

Barnet Council have recently launched its own community crowdfunding website called Spacehive. What is crowd funding?  For those of you who might not be aware, generally crowdfunding is a specific venture or project that raises money usually via a website. Barnet Together is a new community crowdfunding initiative which gives people the opportunity to pitch [...]

2017-06-20T15:06:50+00:00 June 20th, 2017|

Nominations are open for the Barnet School Awards 2017

Schools in Barnet regularly top performance league tables, but how much do we really know about the work that goes into making the schools in the borough such a success story? Barnet and Southgate College have just launched the Barnet School Awards to celebrate the amazing and unique achievements of students and staff in Barnet [...]

2017-05-05T15:14:39+00:00 May 5th, 2017|

Barnet Group colleagues experience the reality of life with dementia

In the same week The Alzheimer's Society asked housing organisations to unite against dementia by signing up to its new Dementia Friendly Housing Charter, The Barnet Group also played their part in helping to improve the lives of those living with dementia by using a dementia tour bus. Last Wednesday, staff from across the Barnet Group took part [...]

2017-05-02T10:02:06+00:00 March 31st, 2017|

The Barnet Group caps off National Apprenticeship week at MP’s Job Fayre

Every year local MP Mike Freer hosts an Apprenticeship and Jobs Fayre to promote local jobs and businesses. The Barnet Group was well represented, including by new 'matchmaking' company PA Choices. PA Choices, which is part of Your Choice Barnet, finds personal assistants who can help people who receive direct payments support on a day-to-day [...]

2017-03-14T14:44:05+00:00 March 14th, 2017|

Former Barnet Homes Apprentice visits old school

National Apprentice Week is the perfect opportunity to promote The Barnet Group's Apprenticeship Scheme – so it’s also fantastic to be able to report on the achievements of our apprentices past. This week Kirsty Johnson, a former apprentice of ours, who now works for the Barnet Homes Operations Team, was asked by her old school to [...]

2017-03-10T12:21:11+00:00 March 10th, 2017|
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