Notice Board Archives - British Florist Association

Facemasks to be worn from 30th November

As the UK tries to stay ahead of the new Omnicrom Covid-19 Variant new restrictions have been introduced: Face coverings will be made compulsory in shops and on public transport in England from Tuesday 30th November. All hospitality settings will be exempt. All international travellers arriving in the UK after 04:00 on Tuesday 30th November must take a PCR … 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

Industry Awards announce the winners

The well deserved winners of the BFA Industry Awards 2021 and the Education Awards Congratulations to all who collected awards on the night, we thoroughly enjoyed celebrating with you all IoPF FLORISTRY STUDENT OF THE YEAR Daisy Rocke, East Durham College, Durham Collected by new board director Rebecca Hough on behalf of Daisy FLORISTRY TUTOR … Read more

The Path to Sustainability

The AIPH International Conference: The Path to Sustainability in Ornamental Horticulture boasted an international line-up of 27 industry expert panellists from around the world. Each shared their unique insights on sustainability and provided actionable ways to address climate change practices. “It is vital that impactful sustainability measures are adopted as the norm across the industry,” … Read more

IPD working with the BFA.

Who are IPD? IPD is the Import Promotion Desk (IPD), the German initiative for import promotion. In cooperation with the British Florist Association they will inform, in detail, about the challenges and impacts on the cut flower supply chain with regard to ‘Cut flower imports from Andean countries to the UK’ On the 19th October … Read more

Sandie Griffith awarded at BFA Gala Dinner

Sandie Griffith was awarded an ‘Outstanding Service to Floristry Award’. ‘Outstanding Service to Floristry Award’ is for those that have worked tirelessly for the industry and have achieved great success in underpinning the future by their work in training and education to maintain and improve skills in floristry, and to inspire the next generation. Awarded … Read more

Budget news: Points florists should be aware of.

The Chancellors budget announcements can appear complicated and doesn’t always directly relate to you and your florist business. Below we have outlined a few important points you should be aware of. National Living Wage (NLW) and National Minimum Wage (NMW) Following the recommendations of the independent Low Pay Commission, the government will increase the NLW … Read more

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