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We are Supporting National Dementia Action Week (21 – 27 May)

Imagine watching as a loved-one slowly (or in some cases rapidly) begins to deteriorate because of the on-set of dementia - and not being able to help them. Many people do not understand dementia or know how to support people who have it. Dementia is not simply a natural part of ageing and it doesn’t [...]

2018-05-21T15:57:24+00:00 May 21st, 2018|

The Barnet Group donate 10k to new council charity

We are delighted to  support Live Unlimited, a new charity launched to help Barnet’s looked after children (children and young people leaving the care system) fulfil their dreams and aspirations with a donation of £10,000 funding boost from The Barnet Group. Live Unlimited is a registered charity set up by Barnet Council based on the [...]

2018-05-16T14:52:59+00:00 May 16th, 2018|

Dementia Action Week in Barnet (21 – 27 May)

Monday 21 May marks the start of National Dementia Action Week. One of the things The Barnet Group is doing to support, and raise awareness for Dementia Action Week is by having staff training to improve understanding of the condition. Staff from Barnet Homes and Your Choice Barnet service took part in the training. This [...]

2018-05-14T17:22:19+00:00 May 14th, 2018|

Join in with the Royal Wedding or The Big Lunch – or both

Just in case you didn’t know…The Royal Wedding takes place at the weekend (Saturday 19th May). In keeping with the theme, Prince Harry and Ms Meghan Markle have requested that their big day will reflect their personalities (rather than royal convention and formalities). In that ‘community focused’ spirit, many of our services and community groups [...]

2018-05-14T15:59:43+00:00 May 14th, 2018|

Barnet Group Apprenticeship Open Day

We last updated on our apprenticeship scheme in March as we celebrated the achievements of our current, and past, apprentices during National Apprentice Week. Our current crop of keen apprentices have already spent six out of the 12 months of their time with us - how time flies! The Barnet Group in partnership with our [...]

2018-05-11T17:42:06+00:00 May 11th, 2018|

The Barnet Group Gender Pay Gap Reports

The Barnet Group commissioned XpertHR Gender Pay Gap Reporting Service which indicates that overall the Group has a mean gender pay gap of 4.6%, and a median gender pay gap of -2.5%. This is significantly below the figure for organisations in the same sector and significantly below the figures for organisations with a similar financial [...]

2018-03-28T14:38:13+00:00 March 28th, 2018|

Capping off National Apprentice Week with new beginnings

The Barnet Group supported National Apprenticeship Week by promoting success stories of its apprentices past, present and future. We capped off this week of apprenticeship action by attending the ‘Class of 2018’ Graduation Ceremony at The Strand on Friday 9 March. It was the first apprenticeship graduation ceremony of its kind to be held, so [...]

2018-03-13T12:34:14+00:00 March 13th, 2018|

Are you concerned about rough sleepers? Here’s you can help.

Due to the extreme cold temperatures and snowfall, Barnet has enacted our Severe Weather Emergency Protocol and accommodation is available to all rough sleepers whilst the temperatures remains below zero. Rough sleepers should be directed to Homeless Action in Barnet, a homeless day centre at 36B Woodhouse Road London N12 0RG , T: 020 8446 [...]

2018-03-21T15:32:21+00:00 February 28th, 2018|

Holocaust Memorial Day in Barnet

Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) has been marked in the UK since 2001, with thousands of events and activities taking place in and around 27 January every year. It is a day for us all to remember those affected by genocide and ensure future generations do not repeat such acts of atrocity again. This Sunday, residents and staff are [...]

2018-01-29T13:28:16+00:00 January 23rd, 2018|

The Barnet Group join in with Christmas Jumper Day

Staff across The Barnet Group capped off a successful year of fundraising by joining in with the national effort for Christmas Jumper Day. We managed to raise more than £100, which joins the tally of £2,000 worth of  funds which kind-hearted staff at The Barnet Group have raised so far this year. How the money [...]

2017-12-21T17:12:18+00:00 December 21st, 2017|
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