Easter Bank holiday is almost upon us and so here we have listed the holiday entitlement information to help you and your staff. Ensure that you have discussed and covered every aspect of holiday leave while Covid-19 exists. How to treat holidays for staff on Furlough Leave If the employee has pre-booked holiday which will … Read moreHoliday entitlement for employees.
As you can appreciate these answers may not be the same as we have written today Tuesday 24th, but we have taken on board as much factual information as we can, by following Government updates, speaking to other associations, wholesalers, and our florist industry colleagues. 1, Does a florist shop count as non-essential? – Yes, … Read moreCovid-19. Your questions- our answers
Covid-19 We can only share the facts with you, it is your responsibility to decide what is best for you, your staff and customers. Please follow Government guidelines at all times and stay safe. Department for Business, Innovation and Skills help line said ‘’Flower shops have to close to the public. Florist can trade on-line, … Read moreImportant grant information for Florists.
We have a huge number of self-employed florists in the UK and so therefore its not surprising that the BBC’s website includes pictures of flower sellers rather than hairdressers or any other retail sector. The scheme will be open to those with a trading profit of less than £50,000 in 2018-19 or an average trading … Read moreCovid-19 Self-employed Florists
Here we are listing all the updated information with Covid-19 and your business. Read the points below that apply to you but please note that Local Authorities and Banks are also waiting for Government advice, for example on Cash Grants. We have listed in simple terms the following. Laying off your employees. Deferring VAT and … Read moreLatest florist news Covid -19.
Press release from the British Florist Association. Mother’s Day- business as usual for UK florists. Florist around the UK have seen unprecedented circumstances, but flowers are in the shops and online business is back to normal and bucking the climate as Mother’s Day sales hit the high volumes we expected. As flowers sales in the … Read morePress Release from British Florist Association.
At the BFA we are mindful of the rumours and disjointed information. Here is bullet point advice, short and practical news including latest updates from the Dutch Embassy and Royal Flora Holland. At all times we are here to help whenever we can with factual information and general support. Wholesalers- Business as usual. Flowers arriving … Read moreCovid-19 latest advice from BFA
The positive points As customers may stay away from shopping centres, 70% of our florist business have online shopping websites and indeed we are known in the UK to have one of the most healthy online shopping habits for flower buying. We know that our industry is reliant on air freight, however oil prices were … Read moreCoronavirus update from BFA
Although the BFA are not alone in voicing their opinion about Business rates its obvious that writing to Ministers on a regular basis along with possibly hundreds of other small business has received some attention. We have included in the Budget news some of the most relevant issues. The Chancellor Rishi Sunak presented his first … Read moreBudget news
RHS Chelsea florists announced for the Floristry and Floral Design competition Show Manager, Rose Gore Browne said: ‘We have made exciting changes to our floristry offering at RHS Chelsea for 2020, merging the Florist of the Year and Floral Arrangement competitions into a new format, theme and aesthetic, bringing it under one roof inside the … Read moreRHS Chelsea 2020 florists announced