The British Florists Association, Author at British Florist Association

Apprenticeship week 7th-13th February

If you have ever thought of employing a floristry apprentice – now is the time. Apprenticeships help bring valuable skills into your business with the government’s financial support. Apprenticeships are suitable for people at any level so you can hire someone new or upskill any existing member of staff. Following the extension to the Apprentice … Read more

BFA welcome Royal Van Zanten

About Royal Van Zanten Royal Van Zanten is an international leader in breeding and propagation of cut flowers (Alstroemeria, Statice, Chrysanthemum and Bouvardia) and pot plants (Aster, Alstroemeria, Celosia, Chrysanthemum and Multiflora). We have made it our purpose to pass on the passion that has defined our organisation since its foundation in 1862. Our shared … Read more

Euroflorist including Eflorist sold

An investor consortium acquires Euroflorist The investor consortium Euroflorist 2.0 AB have jointly acquired 100% of Euroflorist, a leading European e-commerce company for flower delivery. Behind Euroflorist 2.0 AB are Magnus Silfverberg, former CEO of Bisnode and Betsson, and Johan Tjärnberg, CEO of Trustly, and a consortium of co-investors including Richard Båge, Jakob Tolleryd, NEA … Read more

Oasis – Eco Floristry

Dreaming of a green Christmas? It’s the most wonderful time of the year; gorgeous gifts beautifully wrapped and holly on every door. But wouldn’t it be wonderful if all that splendour could be done in a way that’s kinder to the planet too? Read on for tips on designing a greener Christmas… 1. Designs for life, not just for Christmas Reusing items … Read more

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