Keep up to date with the latest news from the gun trade world
New Marketing and Communications Officer
The GTA Welcomes New Marketing and Communications Officer Ben Tolhurst
Information - Monday 20th May 2019

Tewkesbury, May 15, 2019 – The Gun Trade Association announces the appointment of Ben Tolhurst as our new Marketing and Communications Officer.  Ben will be responsible for communicating... Read more...

General Licenses for Wild Bird Species
A letter to the Secretary of State from the GTA
Legislation - Monday 13th May 2019

Dear Secretary of State,GENERAL LICENCESThe Gun Trade Association represents around 600 companies involved in the manufacture, distribution and retail of... Read more...

Wood Pigeon General Licence
Issued by Natural England
Legislation - Tuesday 7th May 2019

Natural England have now issued the Wood Pigeon General Licence (here). Read more...

The Game Fair 2019
Gun Trade Networking Evening
Event - Thursday 25th April 2019

Members of the GTA and all those involved in the Gun Trade are cordially invited to a special social event at this year's Game Fair.   Come and enjoy a drink with your... Read more...

Situations Vacant
New service on the GTA website
Information - Tuesday 23rd April 2019

The UK Gun Trade is an exciting field of employment and the GTA is working hard to promote careers in our industry.If you are looking to work for one of our members please... Read more...

Mandatory use of EORI Numbers for Import Licences
Update from the Department for International Trade
Legislation - Tuesday 9th April 2019

GTA members who import goods will need to be aware that as a result of a new HMRC policy on the use of EORI numbers, they will have to provide EORI numbers to ILB in order to obtain... Read more...

New Export Opportunities
The GTA promoting the UK Gun Trade in overseas markets
Information - Tuesday 26th March 2019

The GTA is working hard to promote the UK Gun Trade and develop overseas markets for all firearms types. We intend that the Association becomes a key player in putting Members... Read more...

The GTA - Promoting Gun Trade Careers
Success at the British Shooting Show
Event - Wednesday 20th February 2019

GTA Director, Simon West and his team were delighted by the response from potential apprentices, and those looking for a career in the Gun Trade, at last weekend's British Shooting... Read more...

British Shooting Show
Gun Trade careers focus at the NEC
Event - Friday 11th January 2019

The British Shooting Show is almost upon us.  At the NEC in Birmingham 15-17 February is the largest trade and consumer show of its kind in Europe.   It is a wonderful opportunity... Read more...

Guidance for exhibitors
Event - Friday 14th December 2018

GTA Exhibitions has produced a Guide for Exhibitors at Shot Show in 2019.  This useful reference document has been sent to all those exhibiting with us in Las Vegas next year, but... Read more...

GTA Exhibitions can help
Event - Tuesday 27th November 2018

The GTA is keen to encourage exports by members with business of all sizes.To assist those who may not yet have the resources for a stand of their own at Shot Show 2019,... Read more...

S'hail International Hunting and Falcons Exhibition
Event - Tuesday 31st July 2018

The GTA was instrumental in assisting three members to exhibit at the S'hail International Hunting and Falcons Exhibition in Qatar during the first week of September.  Read more...