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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Lloyd’s Register
Friday Reading Edition 117 (5th August 2022)
Released July 2022, this first report of the 2021 World Risk Poll, conducted with Gallup, provides new global insights that identify the differences between people’s thoughts about, and experiences of risk before and after the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. The findings can be used by governments, regulators, businesses, NGOs, and communities to target their policies and carry out meaningful interventions where it’s most needed.
Organisations are struggling to keep pace and will need to implement a variety of strategies to ensure they can successfully attract and retain the right people. The challenge facing employers is not to radically redesign workflows or business processes; rather, it’s to get back to the basics of the employee experience and adopt a people-first mentality.
Met Office
Find out more about heatwaves and what to do when they occur.
Survey report on the estimated medical trend rates for 2022 Risk factors that are driving medical cost inflation Principal cost elements in medical claims.
International SOS Foundation
[Free to read upon sharing contact details] Whether on or offshore, the work and lifestyle of a remote rotational worker is unique. While lucrative for some, it has long been associated with a high impact on mental health and wellbeing. To reveal the true extent of this, the International SOS Foundation commissioned a ground-breaking global study into the psychological impacts of remote rotational work.
[Free to read upon sharing contact details] The World Health Organization (WHO) defines burnout as “a syndrome conceptualised as resulting from chronic workplace stress that has not been successfully managed”. This will impact on your business at some point and you need to be prepared for what you will do to reduce that impact to your people and to your business’ bottom line.
Yale School of Management
A list that has garnered extensive coverage for its role in helping catalyse the mass corporate exodus from Russia.
Global Captive
Friday Reading Edition 99 (25th March 2022)
Guernsey International Insurance Association (GIIA) Chair Mark Elliott and Deputy Chair Adele Gale discuss the jurisdiction's pioneering ESG Framework for Insurers, why the framework was built, how it can be used, and what ESG means for the captive insurers.
Davos Agenda
Friday Reading Edition 95 (25th February 2022)
The state of the world in 2022 may be beset by global challenges – but it is not without hope. Through global collaboration, public-private partnerships, new models and innovations, and a renewed sense of social responsibility we can create a more sustainable, inclusive and resilient world. Here are the main messages and takeaways from The Davos Agenda 2022, which took place in January.
Friday Reading Edition 95 (25th February 2022)
In addition to the more in-depth Global Risks Perception Survey, a critical foundation of the Global Risks Report, data presented here is from a single question in the World Economic Forum’s Executive Opinion Survey. 12,361 executives from 124 countries around the world were asked to give their opinions on the top critical short-term threats to their country, out of a total list of 35 risks.