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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KPMG, 1st April 2022
Friday Reading Edition 102 (14th April 2022)
Released April 2022, this report considers the impact of the ongoing conflict in Ukraine, as well as a range of localised issues on the economic outlook, and examine three potential scenarios of the Russia-Ukraine conflict and their impact on global economic growth and inflation.
WTW, 31st March 2022
The survey results paint a picture of globalised companies surprised to be caught between geopolitical competitors. In the 2020 survey, the ratio of respondents who declared themselves “concerned” about political risk in the Asia-Pacific region to those who expressed no concern was well below 2:1. In this year’s survey, that ratio nearly reached 20:1.
National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), 29th March 2022
Cyber security – even in a time of global unrest – remains a balance of different risks. Ian Levy, the NCSC's Technical Director, explains why.
Lockton, 28th March 2022
Given the potential for increased cybercrime, it is important to ensure that organizations evaluate their crime policy or policies if they sustain any type of monetary loss from a cyber event. The electronic loss of funds can potentially implicate both cyber and crime policies.
KPMG, 25th March 2022
Friday Reading Edition 104 (29th April 2022)
[Podcast] Explores the key areas boards need to consider whether that be re-evaluating their businesses in the region or managing the new risks faced by a global economy already struggling with inflation and supply chain disruption.
Marsh, 25th March 2022
Friday Reading Edition 102 (14th April 2022)
Some of the immediate global effects of the Russia-Ukraine crisis are within commodity supply chains, particularly related to food and energy, with potentially long-lasting social and institutional implications.
S&P Global, 23rd March 2022
Friday Reading Edition 102 (14th April 2022)
[Free to access upon setting up an account] Beyond the devastating human costs, the Russia-Ukraine conflict is disrupting economic conditions and financial and credit markets--with implications for S&P’s credit ratings. Since the conflict began and the subsequent imposition of strict sanctions on Russia by the international community, many macroeconomic and credit implications have begun to reshape markets and the international order.
Crawford, 18th March 2022
Russia and Ukraine together account for 25-30% of global wheat production. Sanctions against Russia and the crippling of Ukraine’s agriculture industry have sent the price of wheat and various other commodities skyward and disrupted supplies in the global food production chain.
UK National Cyber Security Centre (NSCS), 18th March 2022
Friday Reading Edition 96 (4th March 2022)
The NCSC has urged organisations to follow its guidance on steps to take when the cyber threat is heightened – this guidance encourages organisations to follow actionable steps that reduce the risk of falling victim to an attack.
McKinsey & Co, 17th March 2022
The article begins with a perspective on the short- and midterm disruptions and then frame scenarios for the potential impact on livelihoods in Europe, in the belief that some guidelines to bound uncertainty are better than none at all. As conditions change, we will adjust. We conclude with some reflections on implications for business leaders as they navigate yet another crisis.