coronavirus

BASC Covid-19 guidance shoot visits hitting the mark

More than 100 shoots have taken up the opportunity to receive expert practical guidance from BASC staff on reducing Covid-19 risks on shoot day. The free visits, launched in England at the end of June, help shoots form their own

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BREAKING: Game Fair 2020 postponed

The Game Fair 2020 has been postponed.  An official statement due imminently is expected to confirm new July dates next year in the event’s regular slot. Gun Trade News managed to speak to the Managing Director of The Game Fair, James Gower, who

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Lockdown and beyond: How will gun auctions be affected?

Diggory Hadoke is finding that lockdown is the mother of invention, as he ponders what the future may hold for our industry. The early spring has been gloriously sunny, though my young trees need a good drenching to keep them

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GMK MD Karl Waktare – the GTN interview

The managing director of GMK, Karl Waktare, tells us how the distributors are getting on in the face of coronavirus, and why he has decided to seek nomination to the BASC council. Tell us a little bit about GMK? GMK

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Covid-19 guidance visits for shoots launched

BASC is launching free Covid-19 guidance visits to help prepare shoots for the coming season. The Covid-19 guidance visits will help shoots form their own individual risk assessments depending on their situation and demonstrate how risks can be reduced in line

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How to get your business profile back on track post-coronavirus

With businesses across the country gearing up to resume and make up for lost coronavirus time, we asked Tweed Media’s managing director Selena Barr to give us her top ten tips for making an impact and re-establishing your business profile.

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#guntradeheroes 1 – gamekeepers show their thanks to NHS

From out of the murk of Covid-19 coverage looms that rarest of things, a positive news story about our industry. Caroline Roddis shakes off her disbelief to tell us all about it. When the Covid-19 pandemic started it was touted

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CORONAVIRUS: All Party Parliamentary Group on Shooting and Conservation on shooting’s future

Sir Geoffrey Clifton-Brown MP, chairman of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Shooting and Conservation, spoke to BASC and provided an insight into his work in Westminster and shares his views on what the shooting community must do to ensure

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CORONAVIRUS: Advice on shooting activities in England

BASC and other rural organisations have updated their advice for shooting, work on shoots and pest control in England following the government’s latest changes to the regulations for fighting Covid-19.  We must stress that these changes have been made in

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Legal advice for the firearms industry during coronavirus

Stuart Farr investigates the potential legal responsibilities that the firearms industry could face in the wake of Covid-19 disruptions. It’s not all just about shortages of pasta, rice or loo rolls. Personally, I have few of these items left but

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