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BFA Vision 2020 is our annual spring trade conference with an engaging programme of inspirational speakers and business workshops on essential commercial topics to re-energise your business mind!
As we enter a period of uncertainty we need more than ever to network, talk and meet as professional florists.
Leicester Marriott Hotel –
SATURDAY 25th and SUNDAY 26TH APRIL.
Published on 23rd January 2020 in Brexit
Once the UK leaves the EU formally on 31 January 2020, we enter an implementation period, during which all trade continues in accordance with existing plant and flower health, food safety, customs and VAT rules and regulations. The EU Withdrawal Agreement Bill continues its steps through Parliament in readiness for the UK leaving the EU on ... Read moreUK to leave EU on 31st January 2020
Published on 23rd January 2020 in Latest Industry Events
DS Smith ePack is proudly teaming up with the British Florist Association in order to offer a special packaging deal to BFA members for Valentine’s day! So for a memorable Valentine’s day, they have developed an unique range of Smileprint® boxes for flowers with pre-defined digitally-printed layouts, delivered in 5 working days across most of the UK. These boxes ... Read moreMember Benefit – Eco packaging discounts
Published on 22nd January 2020 in BFA Vision
Where Leicester Marriott Hotel, Smith Way, Grove Park, Enderby, Leicester, England, LE19 1SW. When Saturday 25th April 2020 – Workshops & informal evening drink receptionSunday 26th April 2020 – All day Conference Cost SUNDAY CONFERENCE: from only £45.00* per delegate includes: * Prices exc. VAT and ticket source booking Fee. Room rates ROOM PACKAGES & RATESSingle Room with Breakfast £98.00Double ... Read moreVision 2020- venue details
Published on 20th January 2020 in BFA Vision
All you need to know BFA Vision 2020 is our annual spring trade conference with an engaging programme of inspirational speakers and business workshops on essential commercial topics to re-energise your business mind! Saturday 25th & Sunday 26th April. Leicester Marriott Hotel From £45.00 Saturday – workshops to help your business. Saturday pm – BFA ... Read moreVision 2020- all you need to know
Published on 20th January 2020 in For the Industry
With Valentine’s less than one month away it’s time to increase the promotion and marketing to make it a bumper year for your business. We at the BFA are pleased to offer you a selection of Posters, Facebook Cover Images, and Instagram post pics, along with our Valentines Business Booster 2020, a document full of a whole ... Read moreValentines Posters 2020
Published on 9th January 2020 in Industry News
What keeps you busy in the quiet time after Christmas and the New Year? Do you have the January blues or is time to re-think what you’re doing and boost your business. Why not update your Find a Florist Business profile. Follow this easy to use guide and make your business profile super duper before ... Read moreJanuary blues or time to boost your business
Published on 8th January 2020 in Industry News
The government has announced a 6.2% increase in the National Living Wage (NLW), which applies to workers aged 25 and over. From 1 April 2020 the NLW will rise from the current rate of £8.21 to £8.72 an hour, in the largest raise since it was introduced two decades ago. The government has confirmed that ... Read moreMinimum Wage increase
Published on 7th January 2020 in Industry News
Phew another one over for another year.It is said that sales on the high street are in decline and our changing buying habits have changed so did this Christmas turn out to be a good or bad one for you? We share all our surveys with members and non- members so that all of the industry, no matter who they ... Read moreBFA Christmas survey
Published on 16th December 2019 in For the Industry
With Christmas, we cannot miss the wonderful flower, the Amaryllis (official name Hippeastrum). A beautiful flower for the holidays and the uncontested Flower of the Month for December. There are usually four to six imposing flowers on the stem and it comes in many colours: red, white, pink , striped. The Amaryllis does not have ... Read moreAmaryllis care tips
Published on 12th December 2019 in Industry News
As a BFA or IoPF member you are able to take advantage of all the extras that we have to offer, including money saving business member benefits and inspirational events. There’s so many that we wouldn’t want you not to see these really good deals. Belonging to the British Florist Association gives your business a ... Read moreYour BFA Membership Benefits