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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McKinsey & Co, 19th December 2022
Friday Reading Edition 140 (10th February 2023)
“I’ve never felt Brexit was about the economy. It was about sovereignty. But now we’ve done it we must explore the potential prizes.” CBI Director General Tony Danker takes a brutally honest look at the political and economic challenges the UK faces.
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The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)
Friday Reading Edition 140 (10th February 2023)
[Free to download upon sharing contact details] Released February 2023 – The latest edition of EIU’s Democracy Index report explores why democracy failed in Russia, how this led to the current war and why democracy in Ukraine is tied to its fight for sovereignty.
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Reuters, 31st January 2023
Friday Reading Edition 139 (3rd February 2023)
Three years after its departure from the European Union, Britain is yet to benefit from the Brexit dividend that was promised for its economy as it lags its peers on multiple fronts, including trade and investment.
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Ipsos, 30th January 2023
Friday Reading Edition 139 (3rd February 2023)
On public opinion – 45% of Britons think that Brexit is going worse than they expected according to a new Ipsos poll, 3 years after Britain left the European Union.
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UK in a Changing Europe, 24th January 2023
Friday Reading Edition 139 (3rd February 2023)
This reports sets out the state of play on trade, migration, public opinion, as well as the various party positions on the relationship. It also highlights the deadlines and decisions on the horizon in a number of areas, such as financial services, electric vehicles and fisheries.
Chatham House, 24th January 2023
Friday Reading Edition 139 (3rd February 2023)
As relations between the UK and its European neighbours become less contentious, plenty of opportunities exist to build on this positive momentum in 2023.
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CBI, 23rd January 2023
Friday Reading Edition 139 (3rd February 2023)
“I’ve never felt Brexit was about the economy. It was about sovereignty.  But now we’ve done it we must explore the potential prizes.” CBI Director General Tony Danker takes a brutally honest look at the political and economic challenges the UK faces.
McKinsey & Co, 16th January 2023
Friday Reading Edition 138 (27th January 2023)
Will the world move to solve its structural problems and make superior short-term choices? Yes or no: that’s the first question on the test.
Control Risks, 4th January 2023
Friday Reading Edition 138 (27th January 2023)
[Please note the video contains some flashing images.] The US-China relationship is the greatest geopolitical risk for businesses in 2023. US-China conflict remains very unlikely in 2023, but competition and confrontation are moving from the trade and technology realms into the military domain.
Allianz, 1st January 2023
Friday Reading Edition 138 (27th January 2023)
[Free to read upon sharing contact details] Elevated levels of disruption look set to continue in 2023 as dangers from digitalisation, the war in Ukraine, high energy prices and inflation, geopolitical and economic uncertainty, and climate change test already strained business models and supply chains, according to the Allianz Risk Barometer.