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, 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.
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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?
Airmic,WTW, 19th May 2022
Employee benefits have not always been a priority for full inclusion within the enterprise risk management strategy. This is changing through recognition of the real advantages to the organisation that can be achieved by doing so.
Zurich, 28th April 2022
Friday Reading Edition 119 (19th August 2022)
The invasion of Ukraine has changed the risk landscape for generations to come. How businesses assess, plan and mitigate risks will also need to change.
Herbert Smith Freehills, 17th March 2022
Friday Reading Edition 98 (18th March 2022)
Updated 17 March 2022: The UK and EU keep up the pace of sanctions against Russia amid sustained Ukraine conflict.
Airmic,Ventiv, 18th February 2022
Friday Reading Edition 94 (18th February 2022)
Risk professionals will need to educate themselves not only on how to approach data-driven decision making but also the technological developments that will increasingly dictate where data comes from and how it is used.
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International SOS, 1st January 2022
Friday Reading Edition 91 (28th January 2022)
Utilising International SOS risk rating algorithm, experts share their views on the future impact, their key predictions and recommendations for organisations to consider when accessing medical risk ratings of specific locations.
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House of Lords Select Committee on Risk Assessment and Risk Planning, 3rd December 2021
Friday Reading Edition 85 (3rd December 2021)
The UK must be better at anticipating, preparing for and responding to a range of challenging risk scenarios, including those which it has never experienced before. The report emphasises that the Government’s current strategy of centralised and opaque risk assessment and risk management, which fails to make adequate preparations, has left the UK vulnerable.
Airmic, 23rd November 2021
Friday Reading Edition 86 (10th December 2021)
Risk management has a reputation for caution and deliberation, but not moving fast enough can be a risk in itself. The new space race taking place between Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos provides Stephen with the illustration for this point. The two American billionaires are markedly different in the way they approach risk, both offering lessons for enterprise risk managers across sectors.
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