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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AXA XL, 16th September 2020
Friday Reading Edition 29 (9th October 2020)
Tim Smith, Head of UK Client Management at AXA XL, discusses how risk managers, brokers and insurers can collaborate to find risk solutions in these challenging time, through co-creation.
Airmic, 2nd September 2020
Friday Reading Edition 25 (11th September 2020)
Oliver Davies, Distribution and Strategic Initiatives Manager at HDI Global in the UK and Ireland, discusses the hard market, the role of brokers, what more insurers such as HDI can be doing to better communicate price rises and how Airmic members can get ahead in their renewals.
CIIA, 1st September 2020
Friday Reading Edition 36 (27th November 2020)
Given the bleak economic outlook for the year ahead, boards should be ensuring they have a robust risk management, governance and internal control framework in place. This should be underpinned by harnessing the skills, talents and resources of internal audit functions to provide independent assurance that risks are being managed and mitigated effectively.
Airmic, 17th August 2020
Friday Reading Edition 22 (21st August 2020)
Paul Merrey and Arturs Kokins of KPMG discuss trust and reputation, the role of the risk professional in this area and the insurance options already available and currently in development, while Christopher Magee of AIG in the UK addresses the key areas of most concern to risk professionals in the areas of governance, laws and regulation.
Airmic, 1st August 2020
Airmic’s annual survey report highlights the risks and megatrends impacting organisations and provides the context in which risk professionals are operating. The report walks us through how we can navigate five megatrends and their connectivity, and the effect of the pandemic on other risks.
Airmic, 20th July 2020
Friday Reading Edition 18 (24th July 2020)
In the first of three episodes dedicated to Airmic's Top Risks & Megatrends 2020 report, host Richard Cutcher is joined by Julia Graham of Airmic, as well as Lucy Stanbrough of Willis Towers Watson, discusses the risk & megatrends map through the lens of geopolitics and how organisations should be thinking about the challenges concerning a volatile global environment.
QBE, 12th June 2020
Friday Reading Edition 18 (24th July 2020)
Employers will need to be sensitive to the challenges faced by their workers and will need to plan and organise their start-up to take into account human factors, which may predicate the potential for increased accidents and incidents.
Swiss Re, 4th June 2020
Friday Reading Edition 21 (14th August 2020)
[Free to read upon providing contact details] Swiss Re’s annual SONAR report looks at the top emerging risks, including increased use of edge computing, vaping and e-cigarette addiction, and declining mental health among teenagers and young adults.
HDI, 21st April 2020
Friday Reading Edition 83 (19th November 2021)
The pandemic has sent shock waves in all directions, causing businesses to examine their practices in many areas and to think about possibilities for improved solutions for the future. In supply chain management, our experts identify three critical areas brought into sharper focus by recent events.
Bloomberg, 14th April 2020
With the COVID-19 pandemic, boards are now actively seeking the expertise of risk managers in planning and oversight, as this Bloomberg article finds.