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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WTW, 5th April 2021
Friday Reading Edition 62 (11th June 2021)
In this newsletter, you will find a selection of topics showing the variety of thought leadership and upcoming events from the Geopolitical Risk Team at Willis Towers Watson.
Lloyd’s List Podcast, 26th March 2021
Friday Reading Edition 52 (1st April 2021)
For several years, there have been warnings that the ballooning size of boxships has been outpacing the industry’s ability to deal with the growing risk of such large assets. This podcast asks whether the Suez crisis might just be the wake-up call that shipping needs to reassess its readiness when it comes to dealing with super-sized casualties. Joining the podcast is global head of marine risk consulting at Allianz, Capt Rahul Khanna.
Airmic, 25th March 2021
Friday Reading Edition 68 (30th July 2021)
Published earlier this year in March – Airmic held a roundtable as part of its Leadership Group series on in partnership with Allianz, and supported by Herbert Smith Freehills, to evaluate what businesses need to address and be aware of with regard to environmental, social, governance (ESG) issues. This paper captures the discussions at that roundtable.
WTW, 9th March 2021
Letitia Rowlin, Risk Partner, Health and Wellbeing, Willis Towers Watson, discusses what you should you be aware of as risk managers to help reduce the risk to your organisations’ employees and business.
Airmic, 3rd March 2021
[For Airmic members only] This episode of Airmic LIVE, presented by Willis Towers Watson, Liberty Specialty Markets, and Polecat, looks at why reputation risk is high on the corporate agenda. Also discusses findings from Willis Towers Watson’s global reputational risk survey (see below), factors driving the changing risk landscape, steps organisations can take to manage and mitigate the risk, as well as a brief overview of a new technology-inclusive solution. [webinar recording]
Forbes, 1st March 2021
Friday Reading Edition 52 (1st April 2021)
US President Joe Biden’s supply chain executive order is a significant risk management mandate. It’s also a signal that the Biden Administration is focused on systemic risks – like the systemic risk and failures we’re all living through with COVID and its far-reaching impacts across our economic, business, political and social systems.
Airmic, 24th February 2021
Friday Reading Edition 48 (5th March 2021)
[For Airmic members only] This episode of Airmic LIVE, presented by Kennedys, discussed the most pressing issues and the risks to D&O’s, employers and their insurers in failing to tackle them, as well as the tools that are available to help navigate this increasingly accountable environment. [webinar recording]
Airmic, 15th February 2021
Friday Reading Edition 53 (9th April 2021)
The Airmic Competency Framework, recently revised as of February, provides risk professionals with a tool and a process to help them navigate their career, and to demonstrate they are not travelling this journey alone.
Harvard Business Review, 25th January 2021
Friday Reading Edition 92 (4th February 2022)
[Limited free articles per month for non-subscribers] Psychological safety around risk reporting is, as a solid body of research indicates, essential to the speak-up culture that is the oxygen of risk management – how Swissgrid introduced two parallel risk management processes in its enterprise-wide system to identify and mitigate strategy risks, external risks, and novel risks.
WTW, 21st January 2021
Friday Reading Edition 44 (5th February 2021)
[Free to read full report upon sharing contact details] This survey of 200 risk managers and executives has shown that many of the current tools, methodologies and insurance products available are struggling to keep up with the changing demands of our digitally enabled world.