The dictionary definition of a freelancer is ‘self-employed and hired to work for different companies on particular assignments.’ A freelance florist is someone who works for other florists and floral companies on specific jobs. As our current working situation changes coming out of the pandemic we thought we’d put together a few important points to … Read more What does it mean to be a freelance Florist?
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?
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.
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
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.
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
There is no better way to reach your target audience than with advertising on our website, in our E-News, BFA magazine or with sponsorship of a BFA event. Direct your advertising resources to where it will have the most impact and make people aware of your brand within the industry. Some specifics… Promote your company … Read more Advertising Opportunities
Add Christmas charm to your designs with the OASIS® Floral Products Winter Collection. From perfect packaging to delightful gifts, plus pieces to make a showstopping window display, you’ll find a Christmas hamper full of treats over at www.oasisfloral.co.uk There’s no minimum order, and Next Day Delivery* is FREE when you spend over £50 ex VAT! … Read more Christmas charm with the OASIS® Floral Products.
The 2020 Flower agenda has been selected. As always, the product list for 2020 have been drawn up in close collaboration with the product specialists at Royal FloraHolland. Flower Agenda 2020: January: RoseFebruary: ChrysanthemumMarch: TulipApril: GerberaMay: AlstroemeriaJune: LilyJuly: Summer flowers (Gladiolus, Snapdragon, Sunflower)August: DahliaSeptember: HydrangeaOctober: LisianthusNovember: Orchids (Cymbidium, Phalaenopsis, Vanda)December: Amaryllis 2020 will be the last year that the Flower Council of Holland will publish the … Read more Flower Agenda 2020 Announced
2020 May bank holiday will be moved to mark 75th anniversary of VE Day. BFA move Vision 2020 dates to 25th and 26th April. Next year’s early May bank holiday will be moved back by four days for the whole of the UK to coincide with the 75th anniversary of VE Day. May Day is … Read more Change of Bank Holiday 2020