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Brexit – what happens next & are you ready for changes?

Updated 12th January 2021 While Covid-19 had dominated our news there is no getting away with the fact that we have left the EU. On 24 December 2020, an agreement was reached between the EU and the UK on a new partnership. This agreement sets out the regulations that will apply between the EU and … Read more Brexit – what happens next & are you ready for changes?

Covid-19 – Money: A look at grants, furlough and apprenticeships.

The latest information for all those in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. England- Grants The Chancellor announced new Grant information following the National Lockdown. The grant will be based on the rateable value of the property on the first full day of restrictions. Businesses that have been required to close due to national restrictions … Read more Covid-19 – Money: A look at grants, furlough and apprenticeships.

BFA INDUSTRY AWARDS 2020: Winners Announced!

Welcome to the BFA Industry Awards 2020! We hope you enjoy the show, below are the videos in the order you would have viewed them in the live show. Please don’t forget to tag us in any celebration photos on Social Media….. Good Luck to you all…….. Happy watching! 2020 EDUCATIONAL AWARDS WELCOME TO THE … Read more BFA INDUSTRY AWARDS 2020: Winners Announced!

The three tier system explained!

And.. are you entitled to grants? The Chancellor announced, on 22nd October, new measures have been put in place for those businesses struggling with the new three-tier Covid alert system in place. The BFA know that some areas are hit harder than others and we have put together the most important points that may relate … Read more The three tier system explained!

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!

10 ways to Fill The Distance With Beauty

With the next 6 months looking set to continue with social restrictions, we wanted to share some ideas with you to boost your connection with consumers. The Flower Council of Holland, recently sent a strong message with its awareness campaign aimed at the public. #FillTheDistance has been used to inspire people to fill the emotional … Read more 10 ways to Fill The Distance With Beauty

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?

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.

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