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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Global Captive Podcast , 12th June 2021
Friday Reading Edition 67 (16th July 2021)
Over the course of 20 minutes Mattieu Rouot, CEO of MAXIS, and Mark Cook, Director at Willis Towers Watson, look back on more than a year of COVID-19 and the impact it has had on captive employee benefit programmes and what it might mean for the future.
McKinsey & Co, 17th December 2020
Friday Reading Edition 67 (16th July 2021)
Given the profound uncertainties and their varying impact across business lines, insurers must commit strongly to risk-oriented, structured decision-making approaches. It is time for chief risk officers (CROs) to step up to this challenge. With their help, the industry can reinvent itself to stay relevant to customers and attractive to investors.
International SOS
Friday Reading Edition 67 (16th July 2021)
Dr Mark Parrish, Regional Medical Director (Northern Europe) at International SOS, reflects on the lessons we have learned so far from the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Covid-19 pandemic can bring added complexity in preparing your business for hurricane season. Along with typical precautionary measures, taking steps in advance can help ensure your business is ready with the necessary supplies and information to help protect your property and your employees.
CBI, 16th June 2021
In this session, recorded 16 June, the CBI reviewed the latest announcements from government on the covid roadmap and looked in-depth at international business travel.
Chartered Insurance Institute (CII)
Friday Reading Edition 64 (25th June 2021)
In 2020, the CII was accepted as a member of the Commonwealth family when we became a Commonwealth accredited organisation. To celebrate this development, A Commonwealth Insured focuses on the vital ways in which the insurance and personal finance professions support the Commonwealth’s priorities.
The Economist Intelligence Unit
Friday Reading Edition 63 (18th June 2021)
[Free to read upon sharing contact details] Also recently released – the EIU’s Liveability Index examines 140 cities worldwide to quantify the challenges presented to an individual’s lifestyle in the past year, for the first time taking into account this disrupting global event. Each city is assigned a liveability score for more than 30 qualitative and quantitative factors, including considerations relating to climate and the environment.
McKinsey & Co, 20th May 2021
[podcast & transcript] The COVID-19 pandemic decimated airlines in 2020, yet there are reasons for optimism as the industry looks to recovery.
Forbes, 29th April 2021
Is the business trip dead? Europe's top banks think so, but travel firms and their investors are betting on a return in business travel of a slightly different kind.
Aon, 1st January 2021
Aon’s benchmarking for people working in their London office shows that 90 minutes is the average commute time, which suggests most are taking the train, tube or bus. A viable solution to the transport problem demands a more collaborative approach between businesses and organisations like Transport for London, and will likely include shift work and more cycling and walking.