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Minimum wages-are you paying the right wage?

One of the more common misconceptions people have towards minimum wage law is that they assume salaried positions don’t have to correspond to hours worked. In other words, many employers seem to think that a job with a salary means that employees always get their salary, regardless of hours worked. This is, quite simply, not … Read more

5 AI Myth Busting Marketing Tips to Help Your Floristry Business Bloom 

Whether we’re creating bespoke bouquets for a baby’s arrival or arranging some wow-worthy wedding blooms, our whole business is built on the power of human connection. Using artificial intelligence (AI) might seem a world away from the beating human heart of your flower business but its popularity and use in the florist industry is on … Read more

Interflora World Cup 2023

What an amazing time at the Interflora World Cup 2023. Our very own UK competitor Lizzie Newcombe came 3rd in the competition, Elisabeth Palsson, Norway 2nd and Nicolaus Peters, Germany in 1st place. We want to celebrate and congratulate what Lizzie achieved, ably assisted by Charlotte Davies by showing you her fabulous work. All the … Read more

FloriCon 2023: A business focused trade show for florists.

After the roaring success of FleurEx 2022 we are excited to introduce you to the all new FloriCon business focused trade show on the 14th and 15th October 2023. Hundreds of professional florists, floristry students and industry suppliers will come together to be inspired, network and re-energise their passion. We will bring you the best … Read more

Sustainability News: August 2023

Welcome to the August 2023 newsletter! Can you believe it has been a whole year since our first sustainable focused newsletter!! Grab a cup of tea and settle into your summer news!……….. Calling all Florists! One of the key areas of sustainability is education, this is effective when we shareinformation and good practices. We would … Read more

Transport for London: Ultra Low Emissions Zone (ULEZ). The information florists need to know.

On 4th August, the Mayor announced major changes to the scrappage scheme for the Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ). Concerned Londoners voiced their views over the recent months, particularly as a result of the impact of the cost-of-living crisis. Eligibility for the scrappage scheme will massively widen and grants will increase for vans, minibuses, wheelchair … Read more

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