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19 07, 2019

A fond farewell to the Board Chair from The Barnet Group

2019-07-19T09:57:40+01:00July 19th, 2019|

After ten years with The Barnet Group and six of those as Chair of the Board, Terry Rogers retired his position last week. In a final speech at his leaving reception, Terry said he had had a very busy ten years as Chair of The Barnet Group and had seen, and supported, many new initiatives. [...]

8 07, 2019

The Barnet Group has moved offices

2020-01-07T16:42:44+00:00July 8th, 2019|

As of today, 8 July 2019, The Barnet Group has moved offices. Our new office is at 2 Bristol Avenue, Colindale, London NW9 4EW Please note, our Housing Options reception remains at 1255 High Road, Whetstone, N20 0EJ until September. Our telephone and email contacts remain the same. Thank you.

28 06, 2019

Employability Day 2019: from apprenticeship to full-time job

2019-06-28T10:20:42+01:00June 28th, 2019|

To mark Employability Day 2019, we are sharing stories about how various initiatives that The Barnet Group offer to help local people back into employment. This includes our successful apprenticeship scheme which provides a 'learn and earn' element - with apprenticeships available in both Barnet Homes and Your Choice Barnet. Tracey Dillon is one of [...]

7 03, 2019

Our apprenticeships open up a world of opportunity

2019-05-07T09:36:08+01:00March 7th, 2019|

Education Secretary Damien Hinds kick started National Apprenticeship Week this week with the announcement of a new league table of top apprenticeship employers. Hinds also said that Apprenticeships had been transformed as they are now longer, higher-quality, with more off-the-job training. There are now more than 400 apprenticeship standards available in everything from accountancy to [...]

11 02, 2019

National Apprenticeship Week is coming

2019-02-11T12:44:47+00:00February 11th, 2019|

With just a few weeks to go before National Apprenticeship Week (4-8 March) we got a head start in promoting apprenticeship opportunities here at The Barnet Group at a Post-16 options event. Some of our apprentices for The Barnet Group were on hand at Middlesex University’s Apprenticeships and Post-16 Options night to talk about their [...]

1 02, 2019

Calling all voluntary, faith and community groups

2019-02-01T17:54:32+00:00February 1st, 2019|

As part of their plans to build Strong, Successful and Shared Communities in the borough, Barnet Council is asking its residents to fill out a survey. Barnet Council wants to further understand how they can help voluntary, community and faith groups in Barnet. Groups like these are vital in helping Barnet build stronger communities, so if [...]

14 12, 2018

A well-deserved thank you… to you

2018-12-20T09:31:04+00:00December 14th, 2018|

Our customers and services are at the heart of everything we do. To recognise those who go the extra mile to improve their communities, support fellow residents and making positive steps to increase their independence  – we hold a Customer Awards ceremony and Thank You party every year. The event took place at Hendon Town [...]

7 11, 2018

Remembrance Sunday 2018

2018-11-07T16:25:46+00:00November 7th, 2018|

This weekend Barnet will pause to pay tribute to those who have lost their lives in conflict exactly 100 years after the guns fell silent in the First World War. On Sunday 11 November, the Worshipful the Mayor of Barnet, Councillor Reuben Thompstone, will attend a service of remembrance due to be held at the [...]

15 10, 2018

No place for hate – National Hate-Crime Awareness Week

2018-10-16T08:33:32+01:00October 15th, 2018|

What is a hate crime? A hate crime is a crime committed against someone because of their disability, gender identity, race, religion or belief or sexual orientation. This past year has seen a 'spike' in the number of hate crimes all over the country. The aim of National Hate Crime Awareness Week is not only [...]

8 10, 2018

Countdown to PopUp Business School

2018-10-08T14:28:32+01:00October 8th, 2018|

There's exactly four weeks to go before the PopUp Business School's week long workshop to train budding business owners hits Brent Cross. There's still time to sign up! Last November, nine Barnet Homes residents attended the course with business proposals for ideas from vegan sauces to customised handbags. All 54 attendees received a certificate for [...]