Are you a small or medium-sized businesses specialising in web design services and interested in supplying Hertfordshire County Council?

The county council is planning a redesign of its website www.hertsdirect.org and is inviting web design companies to find out about the plans to develop the site, what services are required and how to bid for contracts.

The event, which is being run in partnership with the Hertfordshire Growth Hub, takes place at Hertfordshire Development Centre in Stevenage on Monday 9 February. Attendees will get an overview of the council’s plans for its new online presence and the procurement route for the upcoming work.

Frances Button, Cabinet Member for Customer Service and Performance, said: “We want our new website to feature the latest technology, so it anticipates customer’s needs and offers a personalised, user-friendly service.

“We want to encourage small and medium sized businesses with bright ideas and expertise in website development to bid for and to win contracts with Hertfordshire County Council.”

The event, which takes place between 10am and 1pm in the Oak Room at Hertfordshire Development Centre, will also explain how Hertfordshire County Council’s online procurement system works so businesses interested in bidding for contracts can apply online.

Entry to the event is free and delegate parking is available. To book your place contact web.team@hertfordshire.gov.uk

For further information contact Frances Button, Cabinet Member for Customer Services, via the press office on 01992 555537.