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How will field sports do during the recession?

Roger Williams suggests that UK field sports have the strength to weather the recently announced recession, and are well placed compared to international rivals. The UK has suffered a 20.4 per cent decline in output during the second quarter of

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What does government spending mean for the gun trade?

With unprecedented levels of government debt meeting falling levels of personal debt, Roger Williams peers into his crystal ball and tries to decipher what this all may mean for the gun trade. It has already happened. This is not a

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Examining the American firearms industry

Roger Williams investigates the controversial nature of the America firearms industry and reports on a gun culture like no other. Doing business in the USA means that you encounter a series of superlatives, most of which relate to size. The

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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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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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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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Scottish government climbs down over coronavirus support scheme scandal

Gun Trade News is delighted to hear that a senior member of the Scottish Government has agreed that the exclusion of the fieldsports industry from a government handout designed to soften the blow of coronavirus is wrong. Cabinet Secretary for the

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Scottish fieldsports industry denied coronavirus help

Field sports businesses in Scotland are being specifically denied help in the Scottish government’s handouts. The coronavirus fund, which is being administered across the UK, offers up to £10,000 in grants to small businesses affected by the pandemic. But on

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