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.

To select multiple categories and/or keywords, use Ctrl+Click (or +Click on a Mac).
McKinsey & Co
Companies highlight their outreach efforts during Pride Month, but LGBTQ+ workers persistently report microaggressions and feelings of isolation at work. Here’s how LGBTQ+ employees report their workplace experience.
WTW, 2nd July 2023
Provide employees with a rewarding career experience in the face of persistent challenges – in 2023, we see a challenging economic environment characterised by inflation, recession, talent shortages, cost-of-living crisis, soaring energy prices, war, and ongoing geopolitical issue.
World Economic Forum, 30th April 2023
Explores how jobs and skills will evolve over the next five years. This fourth edition of the series continues the analysis of employer expectations to provide new insights on how socio-economic and technology trends will shape the workplace of the future.
McKinsey & Co, 3rd March 2023
Organisations face a critical shortage of talent and skills. Investing in people can create a virtuous cycle that improves the ability to attract, advance, and retain talent.
With 90% of employers concerned about skills shortages, upskilling could hold the key to addressing the challenges faced by organisations, whilst helping employees get ahead in their careers. But are employers and professionals aligned on how to best approach learning at work?
BusinessLive, 13th January 2023
More than half expect their businesses to grow this year, but believe the Northern Ireland economy will contract.
Resilient Cities Network, 3rd January 2023
As the capital city of Northern Ireland, Belfast is integrating its economic and climate strategy to ensure that it is fit for the future, and best placed to recover from economic and environmental shocks.
WTW, 24th February 2023
Friday Reading Edition 147 (31st March 0203)
Bots, sensors, virtual assistants and robots are disrupting work models, creating new opportunities and risks. This article identifies key steps to help you responsibly address these new game-changing AI technologies and update your work and talent models to embrace them.
Herbert Smith Freehills, 16th March 2023
Friday Reading Edition 145 (17th March 2023)
In the 2023 Spring Budget, the Chancellor announced a number of changes relevant to remuneration and incentives.
BBC, 28th March 2023
First came the backstop, then the protocol, now we can expect to hear a lot more about the "Stormont brake" as it is added to the Brexit lexicon.