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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Alvarez & Marsal
Friday Reading Edition 87 (17th December 2021)
European and UK shareholder activism is growing fast. Boards must be on the front-foot to respond. This report identifies 148 European and UK corporates that are likely to be the next targets for public activist campaigns. Its outlook also summarises the 7 key themes that will drive an increase in activist campaigns in the year to come.
The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)
Friday Reading Edition 87 (17th December 2021)
[Free to read upon sharing contact details] This report provides exclusive insight into the EIU’s key forecasts for the financial industry in 2022, and also examines the challenges facing the sector and the trends investors should be watching next year.
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 acceleration of Covid-19 vaccination programmes in the developed world, combined with easy monetary policy and more fiscal stimulus, is pushing GDP growth and inflation estimates higher. These changes are reverberating across global markets, pushing global bond yields and equities higher.
Friday Reading Edition 47 (26th February 2021)
Reflecting on the past year, 2020 has demonstrated the absolute necessity of risk-based decision-making in achieving our strategies, especially when confronting volatile scenarios and global risk impacts. The 2021 IRMSA Risk Report unpacks these learnings as well as the competencies we need to be successful and risk resilient organisations. It highlights the integrated strategic risk and resilience mindset.
World Economic Forum
The World Economic Forum launched its Great Reset initiative, offering insights to help inform all those determining the future state of global relations, the direction of national economies, the priorities of societies and the nature of business models. Watch the briefing.
McKinsey & Co
Friday Reading Edition 9 (22nd May 2020)
Results from the latest McKinsey Global Survey on the economy point to an improving outlook – executives are much likelier now than in April or March (2020) to expect improving conditions and increased growth rates in the months ahead.