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November 2020: New lockdown guidelines

British Florist Association

On Sunday 31st October the Prime Minister announced a new lockdown which will begin on 5th November 2020 and apply to England. Until that date the Government restrictions that your local area has in place should be adhered to as usual. These restriction levels will be in place until December 2nd at least, when they … Read more November 2020: New lockdown guidelines

BFA INDUSTRY AWARDS 2020: Winners Announced!

Welcome to the BFA Industry Awards 2020! We hope you enjoy the show, below are the videos in the order you would have viewed them in the live show. Please don’t forget to tag us in any celebration photos on Social Media….. Good Luck to you all…….. Happy watching! 2020 EDUCATIONAL AWARDS WELCOME TO THE … Read more BFA INDUSTRY AWARDS 2020: Winners Announced!

The three tier system explained!

And.. are you entitled to grants? The Chancellor announced, on 22nd October, new measures have been put in place for those businesses struggling with the new three-tier Covid alert system in place. The BFA know that some areas are hit harder than others and we have put together the most important points that may relate … Read more The three tier system explained!

BFA Industry Awards 2020 and Virtual FleurEx 2020:

How, where and when…… The British Florist Association Industry Awards 2020 will be hosted by Dennis Van Wonderen and Nikki Meader. The British Florist Association Industry Awards 2020 Everyone is eager to find out the winners of this years awards and we are pleased to announce that they will be posted on our website on … Read more BFA Industry Awards 2020 and Virtual FleurEx 2020:

Covid-19 Self employed grant – claim before the 19th October.

How does it work? While new local lockdown restrictions are now set to come into force this week, we want to make you aware of the grants available for those business that may be adversely affected by these changes. The first scheme allowed you to claim a taxable grant. Applications for that first grant closed … Read more Covid-19 Self employed grant – claim before the 19th October.

BFA INDUSTRY AWARDS 2020: Finalists announced!

8th October 2020 This year we have once again seen a record number of votes with 13,675 people having their say. It’s fantastic to see how passionate people are about our industry. IoPF FLORISTRY STUDENT OF THE YEAR Helen Collier, Bicton College, Devon Katherine Birtles, Myerscough College, Lancashire Patricia Bond, Academy of Floral Art, Devon … Read more BFA INDUSTRY AWARDS 2020: Finalists announced!

10 ways to Fill The Distance With Beauty

With the next 6 months looking set to continue with social restrictions, we wanted to share some ideas with you to boost your connection with consumers. The Flower Council of Holland, recently sent a strong message with its awareness campaign aimed at the public. #FillTheDistance has been used to inspire people to fill the emotional … Read more 10 ways to Fill The Distance With Beauty

Workshops: Can florists host workshops?

British Florist Association: Workshops

Please note that the information below is not relevant during 2nd lockdown November 2020 The BFA have been writing to BEIS over the last month as we know that many Florists rely on workshops during the winter months to boost sales and connect with consumers. Covid rules wording has put many in an unsure position … Read more Workshops: Can florists host workshops?

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