London Borough of Barnet

Business news

Suspected fake designer goods seized in trading standards raid

Published on Tuesday 16 December 2014

Residents are being warned to be on their guard in the run up to Christmas after trading standards officers seized hundreds of items of suspected counterfeit designer goods during a raid on a shop.

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Barnet

Published on Thursday 4 December 2014

Businesses across Barnet are gearing up for what will inevitably be the busiest shopping period of the year – beginning with Small Business Saturday on 6th December.

Council to Host Business Expo

Published on Monday 13 October 2014

Barnet Council and Re, the council’s joint venture with Capita, will be hosting a Business Expo on 23 October.

Consultation launched on ways to support Barnet businesses

Published on Monday 15 September 2014

Barnet Council is asking residents, business and other organisations for their views on a new Entrepreneurial Barnet policy.

Café owner receives award for embracing healthy food swaps

Published on Monday 28 April 2014

Food businesses in Barnet are to be rewarded for taking steps to make the food they serve healthier.

Nightclub licence revoked following police concerns

Published on Friday 4 April 2014

A nightclub in Whetstone has had its licence revoked by Barnet Council following concerns from police and residents.

Barnet Council and Re delivering air quality improvements

Published on Thursday 3 April 2014

Barnet Council and Re, the Council’s joint venture with Capita, are delivering key initiatives to help improve air quality in the borough, as London is put on alert over high levels of air pollution this week.

Young people encouraged to ‘Talk Shop’

Published on Tuesday 11 March 2014

A new project is being launched by Barnet Council to inspire young people about careers in retail.

Alcohol licence application rejected

Published on Thursday 19 December 2013

A licensing application to allow a restaurant to sell alcohol has been rejected by Barnet Council’s Licensing Sub-Committee following concerns from police and ward councillors.

Businesses to benefit from support event

Published on Wednesday 30 October 2013

Businesses in Barnet are being given the opportunity to attend the borough’s first ‘Barnet Means Business’ event on 1 November.

Safeguarding week highlights doorstep crime

Published on Wednesday 19 June 2013

Keeping vulnerable and older people safe from doorstep crime and rogue traders will form the main theme of this year’s Safeguarding Week (17 to 21 June).

Tally Ho Ho Ho! A Christmas Event for North Finchley

Published on Thursday 29 November 2012

Visitors to North Finchley are in for a treat this Christmas as local traders organise ‘Tally Ho Ho Ho’ a town centre event packed with free family activities and entertainment.

Barnet’s young people buck London trend

Published on Thursday 4 October 2012

Young people in Barnet are more likely to be in education, employment or training than the majority of their London counterparts.

You’re Hired: Barnet Council announces £1million apprenticeship and employment fund to help Barnet’s businesses and young people

Published on Tuesday 29 May 2012

Barnet Council has announced proposals for £1 million Barnet Skills, Employment and Enterprise Action Plan aimed at supporting 16-24 year old residents.