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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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Marsh, 13th January 2023
Friday Reading Edition 137 (20th January 2023)
Many of the challenges we faced last year have continued into 2023 and have been exacerbated due to recent geopolitical conflicts. How should businesses plan for 2023 and what are the key global risks organisations should focus on? Watch this conversation on the Global Risks Report with Richard Smith-Bingham, Executive Director, Marsh McLennan and Carolina Klint, Risk Management Leader, Continental Europe, Marsh.
World Economic Forum (WEF), 11th January 2023
Friday Reading Edition 137 (20th January 2023)
Recently released – The world faces a set of risks that feel both wholly new and eerily familiar. The Global Risks Report 2023 explores some of the most severe risks we may face over the next decade. As we stand on the edge of a low-growth and low-cooperation era, tougher trade-offs risk eroding climate action, human development and future resilience.
Control Risks, 4th January 2023
Friday Reading Edition 138 (27th January 2023)
[Please note the video contains some flashing images.] The US-China relationship is the greatest geopolitical risk for businesses in 2023. US-China conflict remains very unlikely in 2023, but competition and confrontation are moving from the trade and technology realms into the military domain.
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, 8th December 2022
Friday Reading Edition 135 (16th December 2022)
Hear from Control Risks as they explore 2023's RiskMap and the top risks facing organisations in the next 12 months.
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.
Riskonnect, 27th October 2022
Friday Reading Edition 134 (9th December 2022)
[Free to watch upon sharing contact details] Dr Ariane Chapelle suggests various ways to characterise and address emerging risks in organisations, using a structured approach to address complex realities. Based on a methodology tested with central banks and other prominent organisations, she will explain the different ways of identifying and managing three types of emerging risks.
Control Risks, 31st August 2022
Friday Reading Edition 121 (2nd September 2022)
[Free to watch upon sharing contact details] Control Risks experts explore current trends in the global sanctions landscape, the keys to building a successful sanctions compliance program, and advice on screening and management of third parties, particularly as they relate to sanctions on Russia.
Airmic,Mactavish, 7th June 2022
This guide describes how a business can identify the general insurance it needs and how to buy this cost-effectively. It will discuss the role of the insurer, insurance broker and other stakeholders in the process, and what they will expect from the business. Purchasing appropriate insurance is an essential part of successful business planning.
Airmic,Control Risks,KPMG,Marsh,QBE,Sedgwick, 7th June 2022
Cyber threats are considered worse in 2022 than they were last year and the greatest risk for business. Geopolitical, climate and supply chain risks are tied at second place. Diseases and the pandemic have dropped out of the top 10 list of risks – but has this been de-escalated too quickly? Have we learnt and embedded the right lessons from Covid-19?