According to a hunt report, Devon and Somerset Staghounds is one of the multiple hunts that received funding from government programs during the coronavirus pandemic that affected businesses around the globe.
As reported in the Independent, the report by the masters discloses, “The hunt has taken advantage of a government-backed unsecured Bounce Back loan of £50,000, which is free money for 12 months. This money will be paid back before the interest-free 12-month period ends.“The money will sit as a form of overdraft facility should it be needed during the next year. Excluding this loan, the hunt has £30,000 in the bank plus a further £10,000 sitting in the Hunt Club account.”
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