Our Services

SERIO ServicesSERIO provides specialist social, economic and market research across the South West and beyond. We provide analysis and intelligence to public, private and third sector organisations.

Our research helps our clients make informed decisions and develop effective policy and strategy.

By listening closely to clients' needs, we make sure that our projects outputs are practical, accessible and tailored, whether they are reports, community workshops or presentations. This client-focused approach, allied with the most up-to-date, objective research and intelligence techniques, has made us a leader in our field.

SERIO provides the following main services:

Market Research Providing you with the information you need to understand the marketplace and improve your products and services.

Applied Social Research Helping you understand the important questions, from how much tuition fees influence student choice of university to how to attract and retain volunteers.

Evaluation Providing you with robust evidence of the effectiveness of your projects or programmes. This includes process, outcome and impact studies, examining social, economic and environmental factors.

Feasibility Studies, Bid Writing and Vision Documents Enabling you to make informed decisions based on factors such as cost, timescales, need and risk. Bringing a track record of successful applications to a wide range of funding programmes to ensure you stand the best chance of securing investment.

Economic Impact Assessment Helping you understand the economic value, potential benefits and other impacts of policies, programmes and business ventures.

Policy and Literature Reviews Putting your issues into context locally, nationally and internationally to help you develop effective strategy.

SERIO undertakes the evaluation of an exciting 'SkillsPlanner' initiative.SERIO is undertaking the evaluation of an exciting Ethos-led initiative 'SkillsPlanner' which aims to address the construction industry skills shortage.
Evaluation of the What Works for you (WW4U) programme: Exeter Community Housing AidExeter Community Housing Aid has commissioned SERIO to undertake a 1 year evaluation of their What Works For You (WW4U) programme in Exeter.

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Our Expertise

Our expertise

Our core interdisciplinary team includes experts from a variety of backgrounds and we are unique in our ability to draw on specific expert knowledge for each and every project.

Part of Plymouth University, we collaborate with academics from across the institution, as well as other external specialists, in order to provide clients with the best possible expertise and insight


Our Successes

Our successes


SERIO has built a strong track record, working across our key services and areas of expertise. Find out more about the expert knowledge and practical solutions we have provided in previous projects, and the clients we have helped across the private, public and social purpose sectors.