Brexit

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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UK gun trade in Brexit turmoil

Seven out of 10 UK gun trade businesses have reported difficulties trading since Brexit, according to an exclusive Gun Trade News survey carried out in association with the Gun Trade Association. A remarkable seven out of ten businesses surveyed at

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Brexit survey – are you affected?

According to the Road Haulier’s Association (RHA) the volume of exports going through British ports to the EU has fallen an extraordinary 68 per cent compared to January last year. The dramatic drop in the volume of traffic carried on

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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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Scottish Venison Association receives funding from government

The Scottish Venison Association can announce that it is receiving £50k funding support from the Scottish Government to help maintain supply chains, raise awareness and increase visibility and purchase of Scottish venison products through a tactical campaign starting in December.

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2019: The year that was!

Gun Trade News takes time to reflect on another year of newsworthy industry events and headline news from 2019 3 January – Greggs launched a meat-free version of its sausage rolls 15 January – Theresa May’s Brexit deal was defeated

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The grass is greener…

Volatile currencies and large-scale demonstrations make the headlines, but free market economics has been our saviour all along, as Roger Williams explains. Market-Changing events are currently commonplace but, with the exception of Sterling, currencies remain surprisingly level and somewhat steady.

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EU Firearms Directives Put In Place

The government has recently incorporated new requirements into the Firearms Rules based on 2017 EU Directives. The directives cover civilian ownership of firearms, registration with licensing authorities, the ownership of deactivated firearms, security issues for the ownership of firearms by

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What’s On The Cards?

Stuart Farr takes a break from festive parlour games to speculate over the New Year’s resolutions of Parliament  Quite often we don’t get to see how public figures occupy their spare time when they’re not out and about pressing the

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Bridge of Lies

Caroline Roddis explores the roots of poor journalistic practice that lead to farcical stories such as ‘Puffin-gate’ back in the summer There are many things that keep me awake at night. Brexit is probably top of the list, followed by equally

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