What keeps you busy in the quiet time after Christmas and the New Year? Do you have the January blues or is time to re-think what you’re doing and boost your business. Why not update your Find a Florist Business profile. Follow this easy to use guide and make your business profile super duper before … Read more
The government has announced a 6.2% increase in the National Living Wage (NLW), which applies to workers aged 25 and over. From 1 April 2020 the NLW will rise from the current rate of £8.21 to £8.72 an hour, in the largest raise since it was introduced two decades ago. The government has confirmed that … Read more
Phew another one over for another year.It is said that sales on the high street are in decline and our changing buying habits have changed so did this Christmas turn out to be a good or bad one for you? We share all our surveys with members and non- members so that all of the industry, no matter who they … Read more
With Christmas, we cannot miss the wonderful flower, the Amaryllis (official name Hippeastrum). A beautiful flower for the holidays and the uncontested Flower of the Month for December. There are usually four to six imposing flowers on the stem and it comes in many colours: red, white, pink , striped. The Amaryllis does not have … Read more
As a BFA or IoPF member you are able to take advantage of all the extras that we have to offer, including money saving business member benefits and inspirational events. There’s so many that we wouldn’t want you not to see these really good deals. Belonging to the British Florist Association gives your business a … Read more
Beautiful books for Christmas. In the BFA marketplace we have a selection of gorgeous books for sale including the brand new Floos Crafters Secret, volume 4, as well as the re-printed volume 1. Prices start from £ 59.95. As well as all volumes 1-4 of Crafters secret our ever popular Professional Florist Manual is our … Read more
Congratulations to all the world skills competitors and winners.
Having succeeded to get to the finals from the initial heats last June, the florists then competed for 3 days at the NEC Worldskills UK live.
They were the winners from over 70 skill competitions, known as National Finals, that pitted more than 500 competitors against one another at the LIVE venue Birmingham’s NEC from Thursday to Saturday.
The BFA have used experts with the knowledge and experience of new product development and insight of customer preferences and buying habits to create The Collection. This eighty-two-page full colour gloss laminated book, with eight sections in the bestselling colour options, is a commercial core collection aimed at the consumer to help you increase your … Read more
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