The BFA’s purpose, as a trade body, is to represent all categories of florists. By uniting with other sectors in our industry, listening to feedback, your views, and the needs of our florists we can then form a communication channel between the government and the industry. Our messages regarding the current Covid-19 situation are all completely impartial and unbiased. Factual information is being shared so that you are well informed and aware of the official guidelines and regulations provided … Read moreClarifying the BFA position on Covid-19
As employers and business owners we all need to ensure that you have the correct information. We have included 2 documents here for everyone to use. Use the time you have, to ensure that you and your employees are up to date with the regulations required while Covid-19 exists and staff have been laid off. … Read moreCovid-19 Documents and Policies.
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.
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
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
Worldskills UK Floristry Competitions for 2020 Throughout May and June UK Worldskills floristry heats will be taking place around the country. Competitors from all corners of the UK will be put through their paces, as they go head to head to win their heats, but more importantly get the highest marks! Eight Worldskills UK Floristry Competition … Read moreWorldskills UK Registration
Each year florists put their knowledge to the test as they enter a floristry competition unlike any other! Worldskills UK competitions offers young florists an exceptional opportunity that can propel their careers and take them to places they’d only dreamt of. WorldSkills UK Competitions bring together trainees and young people from across the country to compete to … Read moreWorld Skills 2020 heats announced.
Two fabulous workshop to help build your marketing awareness. 1.Things to do NOW to grow your Instagram We all know that Instagram is the key platform for florists to show their skills and personality. Indeed, the RHS and other flower show organisers look at Instagram accounts to get a measure for how popular a florist … Read moreVision 2020 Workshops
DS Smith ePack is proudly teaming up with the British Florist Association in order to offer a special packaging deal to BFA members for Valentine’s day! So for a memorable Valentine’s day, they have developed an unique range of Smileprint® boxes for flowers with pre-defined digitally-printed layouts, delivered in 5 working days across most of the UK. These boxes … Read moreMember Benefit – Eco packaging discounts
Where Leicester Marriott Hotel, Smith Way, Grove Park, Enderby, Leicester, England, LE19 1SW. When Saturday 25th April 2020 – Workshops & informal evening drink receptionSunday 26th April 2020 – All day Conference Cost SUNDAY CONFERENCE: from only £45.00* per delegate includes: Sunday All Day Business Sessions Full Conference Pack Lunch, Teas & Coffees Free Car Parking * Prices exc. VAT … Read moreVision 2020- venue details