WorldSkills UK competitions play an important part in the development of florists in training. Its about inspiring the next generations to be ambitious in their pursuit of excellence, while equipping them with life-long, world class skills. WorldSkills UK competitions play a vital role in raising standards, esteem, and levels of expertise throughout the UK and … Read more World Skills update 2020
In yesterdays announcement by the Prime minister it was all change again and just as we ‘kind of’ knew what was happening. So we have listed the main points for florists making it easier for you to read what is really important to your business. There may be different rules if you live in an … Read more Covid-19 wearing face masks, QR code poster and the rule of 15
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CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD the letter to MP’s on no deal Brexit Tariffs. To find your MP go to https://members.parliament.uk/FindYourMP Dear Florist I am sure you are aware that Brexit has raised it head with the media lately. You may also be aware that if no deal is forthcoming with the European Community by the … Read more Brexit Tarriffs- time to take action.
Currently not everyone is quite back to their version of ‘the norm’, with those in the events industry being far from it. Gatherings are still capped at 30 attendees and some florist businesses are only bringing back staff part-time. It’s important that as you change staffing plans to manage your business efficiency, you also keep … Read more Job Retention update and the new Kickstart Scheme
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
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.