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How will the gun trade fare as lockdown eases?

It’s been a long and difficult journey, and our first impulse as we recover may be to drown in beer, but Stuart Farr counsels caution as we re-enter ‘normality’. I, like many of you, had my first jab recently. A

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The legal challenges faced by the gun trade during the pandemic

As the fallout from Covid enters the courtrooms of the country, Stuart Farr reports on two major cases that might impact your business, and looks ahead at more litigation to come. Those quintessential aspects of trade and commerce—shaking hands on

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The future of deerstalking

Al Gabriel offers a glimpse into the dystopian future of deerstalking. The year is 2051. A deerstalker enters an open field on what used to be the edge of dense woodland in the south-west of England. He operates an unusual

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Simon west discusses Brexit fallout for the gun trade

The GTN Brexit Survey has served to highlight the great work the Gun Trade Association is doing, plus this summer is the time to make a statement, argues Simon West. Thank you to all of you who submitted responses to

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Why we shoot: Stuart Farr on the law in the shooting industry

Our resident legal expert, Stuart Farr, is a partner at Taylors law firm and welcomes contact from people in the industry with a problem that needs solving. Although I welcomed the opportunity to write an article based around the theme

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How to get the best deal w/ Stuart Farr

Stuart Farr offers some timely advice on making sure you get the best possible deal in any given negotiation So there it is…at the time of writing, the EU negotiators have dipped the WTO stick in the proverbial “merde” and

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Roger Williams on the international freight market

Roger Williams begins this new year with his starkest warning yet about the volatility of the international freight market—something that needs pricing in to all transactions this year. Twenty tonnes of Australian lobster rot at a Chinese airport. Is this

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GTA’s Simon West on lockdown and Brexit

Simon West, head of the Gun Trade Association, argues that we must use any time afforded us by lockdown to get our ducks in a row, or else we risk losing any progress made by a successful Brexit. It’s easy

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Simon West on protecting shooting

There’s something about our industry that seems to attract government consultations, writes Simon West, head of The Gun Trade Association in the first of his new monthly columns for GTN. This new one is titled ‘Firearms Safety’, something we can

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Consequences of water supplies for international trade

Roger Williams brings his knowledge to bear on the biggest economic  issue facing the planet, the paucity of fresh water, and asks what the consequences will be for international trade Punch and Judy introduced me to conflict. Rugby, football and

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