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Serio attends the launch of SkillsPlanner at the Institution of Civil Engineers.


February saw the official launch of SkillsPlanner at the Institution of Civil Engineers on 24 February. Inspired by Tideway CEO Andy Mitchell and Seme4's Sir Nigel Shadbolt, more construction companies joined the SkillsPlanner project and existing stakeholders reaffirmed their commitment.

Watch the highlights video to hear from

  • Andy Mitchell, CEO Tideway
  • Russel Wallis, Highways England
  • Alison Watson, Class of your Own
  • Mervyna Thomas, Westminster Council
  • Caroline Blackman, Laing O'Rourke
  • Chris Dransfield, Crossrail
  • Dame Wendy Hall, Director of Seme4

Social Enterprise in a global context: the role of Higher Education InstitutesThe British Council has commissioned SERIO, and colleagues in Futures Entrepreneurial Centre, at Plymouth University to undertake a global study to inform Social Enterprise policy.
SERIO to conduct an evaluation of SkillsPlannerOver the next two years SERIO will be evaluating an exciting new Ethos-led initiative 'SkillsPlanner' which aims to solve skills shortages in the construction industry.

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