In this webinar, our trainer, Mark Tomkins, Founder of Aubergine and council sector website accessibility and compliance experts, will provide a helpful guide to all-things surrounding your council’s website to ensure you are using it correctly, best practice publishing techniques for both accessibility and transparency through to using a .gov.uk domain and general web security.

Mark will use non-technical language and provide valuable tuition and insight into one of your most important communication tools.

The session will cover:

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  • Website publishing techniques to achieve easy, ongoing accessible content that meets compliance
  • An refresher of what your council should be publishing – what information & files and for how long
  • Moving over to a .gov.uk domain – answering email and website questions and how to best & why propose to your council for consideration
  • Improving your council’s online security


Monday 29 April, 2:00pm – 3:00pm


Members: £30 + VAT
Non-Members: £35 + VAT

CPD points

Claim 1 CPD point for attending this webinar!

Joining instructions will be sent to you 3 weeks before the event (please check your spam inbox) and your invoice will be sent before the event. We advise that, on receipt of the joining instructions, you are liable for any fees incurred in order to attend the event.

About the Trainer

Mark Tomkins is the Founder and Creative Director at Aubergine, the parish & town council website experts. He is the author of the NALC Website Accessibility & Publishing Guidebook, parish councillor and ILCA qualified. A regular speaker to councils, SLCC groups and Local Council Associations on website accessibility compliance, publishing and .gov.uk related, he is one of the country’s leading experts in the field and brings his 30+ years experience in the web sector, together with many years hands-on experience as a councillor to provide guidance and advice to councils on best practice and compliant website publishing for councils.

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