What better way to lift spirits and promote our wonderful floral designs than this campaign by The Flower Council of Holland. By following the link florists can download a variety of images, posters and animations for your use. The more we all promote this, the more coverage we will get and the further the message … Read more Fill The Distance with Beauty
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
Read all about BFA member McQueens Florists and this amazing chance to join them in this once in a lifetime scholarship. New to the industry florists are encouraged to apply for the two scholarship places that offer a 4-week course worth £5750 at the prestigious McQueens in Bethnal Green, East London. On completion of the … Read more McQueens Scholarship
PLANNING AHEAD – ALWAYS A GOOD IDEA TO UPDATE YOURSELF. BE PROACTIVE – GETTING EXTRA TRADE Have you considered contacting local firms to offer valentines flowers to their staff – perhaps offer free delivery to the company location. If you do reception/office flowers you already have a good connection. If you don’t, why not, offer … Read more VALENTINE’S top tips for business
The BFA have used experts with the knowledge and experience of new product development and insight of customer preferences and buying habits to create The Collection. This eighty-two-page full colour gloss laminated book, with eight sections in the bestselling colour options, is a commercial core collection aimed at the consumer to help you increase your … Read more Christmas offer on ‘The Collection’.
IOPF Inspiration day for Students and members Saturday 26th October Itinerary IOPF Members £10 Non IOPF Members £15.00 By request we are holding our first ever seminar for IOPF members on Saturday 26th October, mainly aimed at Students. Throughout the day there will be interesting talks from British and Dutch growers. A Mini demo and … Read more IoPF Inspiration Day.