Click here for the Friday Reading Search, a searchable archive of reading and knowledge resources

Since March 2020, Airmic has been issuing Friday Reading, a curated series of readings and knowledge resources sent by email to Airmic members. The objective of Airmic Friday Reading was initially to keep members informed during the Covid-19 pandemic. Today, Airmic Friday Reading has evolved in scope to include content on a wide range of subjects with each email edition following a theme. This page is a searchable archive of all the readings and knowledge resources that have been shared.

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Control Risks, 7th February 2023
Friday Reading Edition 140 (10th February 2023)
The scale of the withdrawal of international companies from Russia after the country’s invasion of Ukraine has become a powerful and multifaceted case study in crisis preparedness and response that cuts across geopolitics, regulatory, reputational, and security challenges.
McKinsey & Co, 16th January 2023
Friday Reading Edition 138 (27th January 2023)
Will the world move to solve its structural problems and make superior short-term choices? Yes or no: that’s the first question on the test.
McKinsey & Co, 11th December 2022
Friday Reading Edition 135 (16th December 2022)
2023 is likely to start off on a high note—of interest rates and cost of capital, that is. For companies to thrive in this “higher for longer” era, they need structural solutions that not only manage costs but also build resilience and drive long-term value creation.
Airmic, 6th December 2022
Friday Reading Edition 134 (9th December 2022)
Launched December 2022 – The aim of this guide is to provide a toolkit to assist directors in understanding and keeping pace with this fast-changing and increasingly complex landscape of supply chain challenges. It takes the form of 12 questions designed to break the diverse set of issues down into a manageable series of topics.
Sky News, 13th September 2022
Friday Reading Edition 120 (26th August 2022)
A list of planned strikes in the UK in September, 2022.
CBI, 17th August 2022
The CBI has worked with members to identify four areas of action businesses take to manage rising costs in their workforce. Within each section there are three areas you can focus on to have the biggest impact.
UK Health Security Agency, 1st August 2022
Published May 2022 – The Heatwave Plan for England is a guide to protect the population from heat-related harm to health. The aims of the plan are to prepare, alert and prevent the major avoidable effects on health during periods of severe heat in England.
Zurich, 12th July 2022
Global warming means extreme heat events are more likely to increase in frequency, intensity, and duration. Organisations should prepare to protect people and ensure business continuity.
Lloyd’s, 1st July 2022
Lloyd’s Futureset’s latest report, created in partnership with Aon, aims to provide insights on the medium to long term impacts of the Ukraine crisis on the risk landscape. The analysis is based on in-depth interviews with 75 sector experts and practitioners across Aon and Lloyd’s, each providing real-life, practical insights on the challenges that companies are facing today and how they are adjusting their risk management approaches in response.
MIT Sloan School of Management, 28th June 2022
The Russia-Ukraine war is having an outsized impact on the global supply chain, impeding the flow of goods, fueling dramatic cost increases and product shortages, and creating catastrophic food shortages around the world, according to experts at a virtual symposium hosted by the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics.