Introducing The Halo Code

We are excited to announce that The Barnet Group has adopted The Halo Code, the UK's first Black hair code. No Black employee should have to change their natural or protective hairstyle in order to thrive at work. We hope that the Halo Code will move us one step closer to a world free from discrimination, where [...]

Barnet Together Alliance Conference 2023: Pioneering a Thriving Borough

In a resounding display of community unity, the Barnet Together Alliance Conference 2023 unfolded as a monumental success. Held within the Borough’s largest museum, the Royal Air Force Museum, Hendon, on October 2, 2023, the event was an opportunity for the local Voluntary, Community, Faith and Social Enterprise Sector (VCFSE) to network, share and [...]

Statement from Barnet Council Leader following violence in the Middle East

Leader of Barnet Council, Cllr Barry Rawlings said: “We know how worried and anxious members of Barnet’s Jewish community are owing to indiscriminate terrorism in Israel. I know myself from speaking to my Jewish friends, residents and colleagues that many have loved ones directly affected by these terrible events. “We are working closely with the [...]

Meet The Employer with Costa Coffee

Thursday 5th October 10:00AM-3:00PM in Burnt Oak Library

Reach Out To Work Workshop

Tuesdays From 19th September-10th October (Various Times) in OneStonegrove

Job Club

Fridays 10:00AM-1:00PM in Burnt Oak Library

NHS Care Assistant Information Session

Wednesdays 1:00PM-2:00PM on Microsoft Teams    

Don’t be fooled: Tips to stay scam-safe at home

The Barnet Group's Barnet Homes reminds all residents to be mindful of bogus door knockers and scam phone calls – burglars and thieves pretending to be from organisations working on behalf of the landlord to gain your trust. While most callers to your door may be genuine and harmless, bogus [...]

Urban Gamez brings the sunshine for summer spectacular

There are a few things that say "British summertime"; strawberries, ice cream and of course, Urban Gamez, our annual sporting spectacular at Grahame Park. This year's event was held on Heybourne Park, next to the Grahame Park Estate, and was a celebration of sport and community for the whole Grahame [...]

Sheltered Housing celebrates first tea party bash post-Covid

For the very first time since the Covid-19 pandemic, Barnet Homes’ Sheltered Housing tenants burst back onto the social scene with an afternoon of song and dance at Finchley’s St Mary’s Church Hall. Barnet Homes’ Sheltered Housing accommodates senior independent residents, many of whom relished the opportunity to come out [...]

Working in partnership for a safe, thriving Grahame Park

Barnet Homes, Barnet Council’s Community Safety Team and local Police have joined forces to tackle anti-social behaviour (ASB) head-on at the Grahame Park Estate. With forces combined, Barnet Homes has carried out partnership walkabouts and issued five community protection warnings/notices to deter people from coming back onto the estate who [...]

Welfare Reform Taskforce celebrates its 10th anniversary!

Saturday 1 July marked 10 years since the Welfare Reform Taskforce was set up. The Welfare Reform Task Force (WRTF) was a project formed to support the need of Barnet residents with changes that came about with the Welfare Reform Act 2012 which marked a crucial turning point in the [...]

Driving energy efficiency at Barnet Homes: Retrofit underway

An exciting update about Barnet Homes' upcoming energy efficiency retrofit project. Barnet Homes is joining forces with construction company Quinn London to tackle a retrofit project aiming to implement a range of energy-saving measures across over 250 homes. Retrofit Resident Engagement Officer, Kundai Rusike, says that the energy efficiency retrofit [...]

Celebrating LGBTQ+ progress: Pride Month 2023

London’s streets are getting a splash of colour this month, with June’s annual Pride Month already in full swing. For The Barnet Group, this is a time to recognise and honour the diversity within its workforce and the wider community. It is a good occasion to reflect on the remarkable journey of LGBTQ+ in [...]

Barnet Homes to keep pro-ball games policy in play

Eleven years on from its historic removal of all ‘no ball games’ signs from its estates, Barnet Homes is sticking to its commitment. Barnet Homes’ no 'no ball games' signage policy, started over a decade ago, has played a crucial role in fostering a sense of community and belonging among its residents, particularly with [...]

The Barnet Group is recruiting for a board member

The Barnet Group is a local authority trading company established in 2012, owned by Barnet Council. The Group is the parent company to Barnet Homes, Your Choice Barnet, Opendoor Homes, Bumblebee Lettings and TBG Flex. We are active partners with groups across the community to deliver training and employment support, community development and youth [...]

Atholl House recruitment

Join our recruitment team this Saturday from 11am to 3pm at Burnt Oak Library to find out more about exciting new job opportunities at Atholl House, our new extra care scheme. No need to book ahead – just turn up on the day!

Opendoor Homes celebrates completion of 340 new home programme

The completion of 46 new homes at Basing Way Green in Finchley marks the end of a programme of building 340 homes for affordable rent in Barnet delivered by Opendoor Homes, part of The Barnet Group. The first ground-breaking in the programme took place in 2017, and over almost six years of hard work, [...]

Money workshops support Barnet residents

The Barnet Group’s Income Collection Service has been delivering innovative workshops for people who are struggling with cost of living increases. The sessions are interactive and engaging, and provide advice on how to make savings and how to budget, as well as looking at what further help may be available on benefits, grants and debt [...]

Barnet awarded £2.9m to improve energy efficiency in borough’s council homes

Barnet Council has been awarded £2.9m funding to improve the energy performance of the borough’s council homes, and help Barnet hit its target of becoming a Net Zero council by 2030 and Net Zero borough by 2042. The funding, from the government’s Social Housing Decarbonisation Fund, will help deliver fabric and heating system improvements in up [...]

The Barnet Group Community Awards 2022

Last week, on the evening of Thursday 26 January, 180 guests gathered at a gala dinner and dance to celebrate the winners of the Barnet Group’s Community Awards. The nominations for these awards have been submitted by Barnet Homes and Opendoor Homes residents, staff, volunatary and community partners from across Barnet who wanted to acknowledge those [...]

Bumblebee supports Live Unlimited charity with £5,000 donation

Bumblebee, The Barnet Group’s private lettings agency, has supported Live Unlimited with a £5,000 donation; helping the charity continue its crucial work in supporting Barnet’s looked after children and care leavers. The donation, which contributed to Live Unlimited’s Big Give Christmas Challenge, was part of over £21,000 raised which will go directly to supporting looked [...]

The Barnet Group’s Key Achievements – 2022

We are very pleased to share our Infographic of The Barnet Group’s key achievements in 2022. We hope you will find this interesting, informative and helpful to understand how The Barnet Group is contributing to helping better people's lives in so many ways.