Keep up to date with the latest news from the gun trade world
GOVERNMENT ADVICE FOR BUSINESSES - COVID-19
Guides for Employers and Employees
Information - Wednesday 18th March 2020

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy have a web page dedicated to advice on how businesses and employees should deal with the COVID-19 epidemic.  Read more...

PROOF HOUSES CONTINUE OPERATIONS
With a few constraints, the British Proof Houses stay operational
Information - Thursday 19th March 2020

Birmingham Proof House COVID-19 Operation PolicyDear Trade Member,We wish to update you on the Birmingham Proof House Operation... Read more...

IWA NEWS - NEW DATE 12-15 MAR 2021
IWA unlikely in Sep 2020 with extension to cancel and re-book for Mar 2021
Event - Friday 20th March 2020

The corona virus continues to hold the world in suspense and the entire global economy is threatening to grind to a halt. Due to this situation, many... Read more...

SHOT SHOW 2021
SHOT Show Planning Period Extended
Event - Friday 20th March 2020

All of us here at NSSF® and SHOT Show® recognize that the world is grappling with an issue of enormous scale and human impact, and our hearts go out to all who have been affected... Read more...

EXPORT LICENCE HANDLING - COVID-19
Ensuring Export Licensing Continues
Information - Friday 20th March 2020

The Export Control Joint Unit (ECJU) is taking measures to ensure there will be minimum disruption to the export licence application process, as well as the advice we provide during... Read more...

GOVERNMENT SUPPORT TO BUSINESS
The Chancellor Unveils New Support Package
Information - Sunday 22nd March 2020

The Chancellor has set out a package of temporary, timely and targeted measures that will help support Gun Trade businesses through this period of disruption caused by COVID-19. Read more...

RFD LICENSING
Home Office and Police Seek Solutions to Licensing Challenges
Information - Thursday 26th March 2020

On Monday I wrote to the Home Office and the police to raise the issue of licensing departments operating under restricted routines; visits to businesses are largely curtailed.   They... Read more...

Self Emplyoment Support
Chancellor Announces Support for Self Employed
Covid-19 - Friday 27th March 2020

Last night the Chancellor announced a COVID-19 support package for the self-employed.   It will pay up to £2,500 per month with those eligible receiving a cash grant... Read more...

LATEST FURLOUGH GUIDANCE
The Latest Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme News
Covid-19 - Monday 30th March 2020

Further details of Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme announcedNew... Read more...