An Avian Influenza Prevention Zone is currently in force, along with mandatory housing measures for all poultry and captive birds across England. By law, all bird keepers must follow strict biosecurity rules. For more information, go to GOV.UK: Avian Influenza Prevention Zone, GOV.UK: Avian Influence housing order and GOV.UK: Avian influenza (bird flu).
Business and licensing
The government has announced a new energy scheme for businesses, charities, and the public sector ahead of the current scheme ending in March 2023. The new scheme will mean all eligible UK businesses and other non-domestic energy users will receive a discount on high energy bills until 31 March 2024. Go to GOV.UK: Energy Bills Discount Scheme.