Industry News Archives - British Florist Association

Covid-19 wearing face masks, QR code poster and the rule of 15

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

Brexit Tarriffs- time to take action.

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.

Fill The Distance with Beauty

Fill The Distance: British Florist Association

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

Job Retention update and the new Kickstart Scheme

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

Covid-19 …. 2nd phase of grants and Job Retention claims.

2nd grant claim from Government. As we all seem to be getting back to a almost normal, it might be an idea not to overlook what is still available for self-employed florists. The 1st section of this post covers the new 2nd phase grant. If you’re self-employed or a member of a partnership and have … Read more Covid-19 …. 2nd phase of grants and Job Retention claims.

Choose BloomLocal: An Expert Company that Cares

BloomLocal is a full-service agency primarily focused on online marketing, SEO and other marketing solutions for the florist industry.The company’s mission is to ensure that florists get seen online and win back business that hobbyist flower arrangers, large internet flower companies and supermarkets have taken from their communities.  They primarily support independent flower shops and ensure … Read more Choose BloomLocal: An Expert Company that Cares

Covid-19 Floral Industry Survey Results

Floral Industry Survey: British Florist Association

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

Face masks rules for retail shops

Face Masks: British Florist Association

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

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