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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Wedding Food Trends For 2020

Food Predictions 2020

Recently we chatted to wedding caterer members Goose & Berry about their food trend predictions for 2020. So if you love weddings, love food, and want to get an insight into what will be hot next year, grab a chair and enjoy this blog post. What catering trends are on the rise for 2020? Street…

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What Questions to ask your Wedding Stationer: Elite Member Ananya Cards

Once you have set the date and have chosen your venue next on your list will be looking at wedding stationery. With so much choice out there from professional suppliers to hobbyists, how can you be sure you are selecting the right wedding stationer? Well to begin with there are some key questions you should…

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Ultimate Guide to Choosing Your Wedding Caterer (Goose & Berry Caterers)

How to Pick Your Wedding Caterer

So you’ve got engaged, you’ve found the perfect wedding dress, and are trying to sort out your table plan.  Before you start on your favours, flowers and music, you need to find your perfect wedding caterer. Don’t worry, we have your back with this informative article written by wedding caterer, and supplier member Goose &…

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Getting Married in Warwickshire

Are you thinking of getting married in Warwickshire? If so, you are in the right place! This guide by UKAWP Wedding Planner members Nicole & Charlotte Events will help kick start your planning. Beautiful Warwickshire is known as ‘the heart of England’ thanks to its central position. It’s both the birthplace of rugby football, and…

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Should I hire a Wedding Day Coordinator / Planner

If you’re getting married this summer, firstly congratulations! You must be so excited! Has your countdown begun, and how are you getting on with the plans? This time of year is busy for wedding planners and coordinators too as its the busiest time of year for last minute bookings for this summer. One of the…

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The ultimate guide to choosing your wedding photographer

In our opinion choosing the right wedding photographer is so important, they capture the day and provide ever lasting memories. But how do you choose the right one for you? There after all hundreds to choose from that it can seem mind boggling knowing who to select.   Along with our members we have put…

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Getting married in Scotland

getting married in scotland

Thank you to member Sara Jane for writing this informative blog post on getting married in Scotland Scotland is a country synonymous with ancient castles, rugged landscapes and quaint traditions.  The history, scenery and heritage combine to give it a strong sense of romance, that offers perhaps the closest thing to a fairy-tale that the…

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Wedding Planning Contract

Bernadette Chapman

Congratulations on gaining your first booking as a wedding planner. But remember nothing is confirmed until that contract is signed and deposit is paid. Do not commence any work for the new clients until the contract is signed, sealed and delivered. Thankfully here at the UKAWP we can help you as we have a wedding planner…

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