For the Industry Archives - British Florist Association

BFA Magazine: could you be our new editor?

Are you looking for a new challenge? Do you enjoy Floristry AND writing copy? The BFA has an amazing opportunity for the right candidate to become the editor of the BFA magazine! The magazine runs 4 x per year and contains regular features, inspiration and floristry world news. The position would involve interviewing people, writing … Read more

Autumn statement: Facts for Florists

We can all be befuddled by the chancellors budget announcements but what does it mean to you? At the BFA we’ve put together some of the most relevant pieces of information that will relate to you and your business. Main rate of National Insurance cut from 12% to 10% from 6 January, affecting 27 million … Read more

Floral Business Flourish: A Comprehensive Guide to Streamlining Your Christmas Preparations

Tis the season to make your floral business bloom! With the festive spirit in the air, here’s a curated guide for florists to ace their Christmas preparations and set the stage for a successful holiday season. Spread the Cheer Through Email Kick off the season by emailing your customers about your delightful Christmas range. Encourage … Read more

WorldSkills 2023: The Finals

Two days of showcasing professional floristry for the WorldSkills UK Finals was jammed packed with beautiful creations. We had eight competitors who had all competed in the regional heats in the summer to earn their places and they didn’t disappoint. Each competitor has less than 5 years experience in industry. The competition is aimed at … Read more

The Garden Museum launches inaugural Winter Flowers Week

7-11 December 2023 This December, the Garden Museum will host the first Winter Flowers Week, a celebration of seasonal flowers and foliage through immersive festive installations. Installation by Tattie Rose Studio at British Flowers Week 2021 © Rona Wheeldon Five floral designers are set to transform the Garden Museum into an environmentally friendly floral winter … Read more

WorldSkillsUK Finals: Floristry

The BFA are once again proud to be the organising partner for the WorldSkills UK floristry competition. Throughout the summer heats were held across the country and the highest marks from those heats were achieved by our fabulous finalists. Our finalists all have under 5 years industry experience. Our Heats this year were sponsored by … Read more

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