Without doubt, weddings are a very important part of a florist business and can make or break that special day. In the members area we have 2 contracts. The first is a 12 page document full of everything you may need and more, including updated paragraphs on pandemics. The second is a compressed version of … Read more Wedding Contracts for BFA members
We get asked by so many florists for funeral images and we are pleased to be able to offer 36 images free to BFA members. This collection of pictures has a traditional commercial core aimed at the consumer to help you increase your sales, average order value and save you time and money. We know it’s … Read more Funeral Images for websites
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2nd grant claim from Government. As we all seem to be getting back to a almost normal, it might be an idea not to overlook what is still available for self-employed florists. The 1st section of this post covers the new 2nd phase grant. If you’re self-employed or a member of a partnership and have … Read more Covid-19 …. 2nd phase of grants and Job Retention claims.
Just what we all needed!…..The BFA have just been informed of a new scam happening in shops around the UK. A couple of people will come into the shop and order a design of a decent size. Once the server hands the card machine over for the pin number the other customer will distract them … Read more New Fraud tactic to be aware of.
BloomLocal is a full-service agency primarily focused on online marketing, SEO and other marketing solutions for the florist industry.The company’s mission is to ensure that florists get seen online and win back business that hobbyist flower arrangers, large internet flower companies and supermarkets have taken from their communities. They primarily support independent flower shops and ensure … Read more Choose BloomLocal: An Expert Company that Cares
A massive THANK YOU to everyone that has taken the time to nominate their favourite floral industry people, for the 2020 BFA Industry Awards. We can now enter the voting phase! VOTING STARTED ON 22nd JULY 2020 CLOSES 22nd SEPTEMBER 2020 so the time is now to get voting and promoting! We will announce the … Read more BFA Industry Awards 2020: The Voting begins
Since March 2020 when the lock down began everyone in the floral industry has experienced a unique set of problems to deal with. We created this survey to get a feel for how you were all coping and if there were areas where you specifically needed help. There was a great response with over 500 … Read more Covid-19 Floral Industry Survey Results
The Government recently announced that face masks will be mandatory in England within shops as well as on Public transport. Below we have listed the rules for different areas which apply to florist shops as well as the exceptions so that you can be fully informed on what is permitted and what is not. ENGLAND … Read more Face masks rules for retail shops
Its great to hear that a lot of you are still busy and that many of you are doing really well. We all hear (as the news keeps telling us ) that we are heading for a huge recession but we have to remain positive and this news yesterday from the Chancellor could help our … Read more Covid-19 July update, the latest from the Chancellor.