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BFA Industry Awards 2020 and Virtual FleurEx 2020:

How, where and when…… The British Florist Association Industry Awards 2020 will be hosted by Dennis Van Wonderen and Nikki Meader. The British Florist Association Industry Awards 2020 Everyone is eager to find out the winners of this years awards and we are pleased to announce that they will be posted on our website on … Read more BFA Industry Awards 2020 and Virtual FleurEx 2020:

BFA INDUSTRY AWARDS 2020: Finalists announced!

8th October 2020 This year we have once again seen a record number of votes with 13,675 people having their say. It’s fantastic to see how passionate people are about our industry. IoPF FLORISTRY STUDENT OF THE YEAR Helen Collier, Bicton College, Devon Katherine Birtles, Myerscough College, Lancashire Patricia Bond, Academy of Floral Art, Devon … Read more BFA INDUSTRY AWARDS 2020: Finalists announced!

Workshops: Can florists host workshops?

British Florist Association: Workshops

Please note that the information below is not relevant during 2nd lockdown November 2020 The BFA have been writing to BEIS over the last month as we know that many Florists rely on workshops during the winter months to boost sales and connect with consumers. Covid rules wording has put many in an unsure position … Read more Workshops: Can florists host workshops?

Cyber Security- have you checked yours?

Cyber security needn’t be a daunting challenge for florists or any small business owners. The document below shows you five quick and easy steps outlined in the guide below which could save you time, money and even your business’ reputation. This guide can’t guarantee protection from all types of cyber attack, but the steps outlined … Read more Cyber Security- have you checked yours?

Florists – Time to pay and SSP.

Time to Pay The government will ensure that businesses and self-employed individuals in financial distress and with outstanding tax liabilities receive support with their tax affairs. HMRC has set up a dedicated COVID-19 helpline to help those in need, and they may be able to agree a bespoke Time to Pay arrangement. Time to Pay … Read more Florists – Time to pay and SSP.

Vision 2020 – the speakers

THE SPEAKERS Netherlands Ambassador to the United Kingdom- Simon Smits. Simon Smits is Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland since September 2015. Mr Smits studied English language, literature and international law at the VU University in Amsterdam. As we enter into another 12 months … Read more Vision 2020 – the speakers

Valentines 2020 BFA Business Booster.

We know you’ve got a hundred and one things to do in the run up to valentines that’s why we’ve created a collection of posters, facebook cover images and the essential information in our Valentine’s florist business booster. Download this FREE available to all downloadable document full of tips, helpful hints and ideas – simply click on the … Read more Valentines 2020 BFA Business Booster.

VALENTINE’S top tips for business

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

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