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Blue Mile

July 2010 saw hundreds of Plymouth visitors take to the water - swimming, kayaking and paddle boarding - as part of the Blue Mile, a two-day event designed to encourage engagement with and appreciation of the marine environment.

Using a large scale street survey, SERIO were able to estimate the socio-economic and environmental impact of the event.

This work builds on SERIO's previous experience assessing the financial impact of a number of other local events, including Plymouth's Summer Festival, the Respect Festival and the Artemis Transat sailing race.

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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