UK Weddings Update June 2021

Message from our founder Following Boris Johnson speech on the 14th June we now have some updates for weddings post 21st June. The roadmap has been paused for 4 weeks but special allowances have been given the wedding industry.  Lets be honest, considering restaurants and pubs are open, football events are hosting thousands of spectators…

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Organising your social distanced wedding ceremony due to coronavirus

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How can you organise your wedding throughout the coronavirus outbreak, following the government rules? Following a release from the government yesterday, on the 29th June, we finally have some news regarding weddings during the coronavirus crisis. I know that everyone is keen to get back to “normal” for weddings. And although wedding ceremonies can now…

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Postponing your wedding due to coronavirus

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If you were due to get married this summer, I suspect you have been patiently waiting to see whether this is likely. Although we still don’t have a clear answer from the government I would say it is a fair assumption that weddings will not happen prior to July the earliest. And you now need…

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Why join the UKAWP as a member?

DOORS ARE NOW OPEN FOR UKAWP MEMBERSHIP! Our UKAWP membership is based on the highest standards of excellence and professionalism, with members earning inclusion instead of simply paying for advertising. We spend time getting to know our members, supporting them with their business and promoting them across our social media platforms. We only open doors…

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Commission / Kickbacks and Transparency in the Wedding Industry

UKAWP champions ‘No Commission Here’ campaign⁠ ⁠ The UK Alliance of Wedding Planners (UKAWP) is delighted to announce the official launch of its honest, forward-thinking ‘No Commission Here’ campaign.⁠ ⁠ Determined to shine a light on the commission and /or kickback conundrum within the wedding industry, the UKAWP’s initiative urges all wedding planners and suppliers…

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Why UKAWP Membership is good for business

You may have seen via our newsletters and social media that doors are currently open for membership. It is the last time this year and the perfect time to get in before engagement season hits us. If you want to make 2020 your best yet, you want to be a part of the leading wedding…

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The London Mix & Mingle 2019

Thank you so much to everyone who joined us for the London Mix and Mingle at the Caledonian Club 30th September. We had over 120 people come along and it was fabulous to see so many UKAWP members and wedding industry colleagues mixing and mingling after a busy wedding season. It was rather special this…

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Working when you have children during the summer holidays

For many in the wedding industry it’s no surprise that the busiest time of the year for weddings is the summer. As much as we’d love weddings to be spread across 52 weeks of the year they invariably are back to back during the summer months. So how does this impact business owners that have…

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Wedding Spaces Going Places LIVE event

Wedding Spaces Going Places

Part of my role as the head of the UKAWP and Wedding Industry speaker is being asked to present at wedding conferences and seminars. On the 1st May I was honoured to be part of a phenomenal line up of speakers at “Wedding Spaces Going Places” held at Syon Park. The event was organised by…

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How to choose reputable wedding suppliers

Planning a wedding can feel so pressuring, are you selecting the right suppliers? Can you trust them? Will they create what they have promised? Despite what you might think after watching BBC 1 Rogue Traders (where I appeared as an industry expert), the majority of wedding suppliers are in this industry because they want you…

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