Industry News Archives - British Florist Association

Energy scheme for businesses

New government scheme will see energy prices for non-domestic energy customers such as businesses, charities and public sector organisations cut – protecting them from rising energy costs government work with suppliers will reduce wholesale energy costs – and the significant rises in bills that businesses have seen  this support is in addition to the Energy … Read more

FleurEx 2022 – Meet the demonstrators and Masterclass tutors

On Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th October we will be holding our best ever BFA trade show. This is your chance to see the some of the best designers in Europe and the UK and to see 3 demonstrators is included in the general admission ticket price. Click here to buy tickets for the Masterclasses … Read more

BFA welcome Royal Van Zanten

About Royal Van Zanten Royal Van Zanten is an international leader in breeding and propagation of cut flowers (Alstroemeria, Statice, Chrysanthemum and Bouvardia) and pot plants (Aster, Alstroemeria, Celosia, Chrysanthemum and Multiflora). We have made it our purpose to pass on the passion that has defined our organisation since its foundation in 1862. Our shared … Read more

Valentines Business Booster- 35 tasks to help you.

I don’t think we’ve ever known such an anxious time in a florist business. Flower price hikes, your best driver off with Covid, the thought you might catch the dreaded bug and who’s going to cope when you’re away. Here are 35 things for you to consider not just for your business over Valentines Day … Read more

Sandie Griffith awarded at BFA Gala Dinner

Sandie Griffith was awarded an ‘Outstanding Service to Floristry Award’. ‘Outstanding Service to Floristry Award’ is for those that have worked tirelessly for the industry and have achieved great success in underpinning the future by their work in training and education to maintain and improve skills in floristry, and to inspire the next generation. Awarded … Read more

Budget news: Points florists should be aware of.

The Chancellors budget announcements can appear complicated and doesn’t always directly relate to you and your florist business. Below we have outlined a few important points you should be aware of. National Living Wage (NLW) and National Minimum Wage (NMW) Following the recommendations of the independent Low Pay Commission, the government will increase the NLW … Read more

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