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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CBI, 17th August 2022
The CBI has worked with members to identify four areas of action businesses take to manage rising costs in their workforce. Within each section there are three areas you can focus on to have the biggest impact.
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Lloyd’s, 1st July 2022
Lloyd’s Futureset’s latest report, created in partnership with Aon, aims to provide insights on the medium to long term impacts of the Ukraine crisis on the risk landscape. The analysis is based on in-depth interviews with 75 sector experts and practitioners across Aon and Lloyd’s, each providing real-life, practical insights on the challenges that companies are facing today and how they are adjusting their risk management approaches in response.
McKinsey Sustainability, 19th May 2022
The invasion of Ukraine will, at least initially, complicate the transition path to a net-zero economy, but this tragic development could still prove to be a turning point in accelerating progress in the medium run.
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Airmic,BLM, 8th April 2022
Updated version released April 2022 , covering the latest developments in UK GDPR, including the International data transfer agreement (IDTA) which came into force last month – There are also some very significant GDPR ramifications to this post-Covid new normal. WFH, even if only a part of the post-Covid normal, has rendered many existing security regimes, designed for a pre-pandemic world, redundant.
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Airmic,Ventiv, 18th February 2022
Friday Reading Edition 94 (18th February 2022)
Risk professionals will need to educate themselves not only on how to approach data-driven decision making but also the technological developments that will increasingly dictate where data comes from and how it is used.
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Balkerne, 1st February 2022
Friday Reading Edition 94 (18th February 2022)
On weather modelling, the fundamental importance of data assimilation and quality control, the methodology of multi-model forecasting and achieving the most possible from computing resource. Balkerne speaks to James Burn, Meteorologist with the IBM Weather Company, on the growing importance of weather forecast and observation data to the property insurance industry.
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World Economic Forum, 19th January 2022
Friday Reading Edition 94 (18th February 2022)
Data can help us tackle our largest societal challenges, including climate change, inequality, global health and economic resilience. But how do we ensure that our global data systems are structured to capture the true value of data, not just the financial?
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World Economic Forum, 18th January 2022
Friday Reading Edition 90 (21st January 2022)
The first Global Cybersecurity Outlook flagship report identifies the trends and analyses the near-term future cybersecurity challenges. The accelerated shift to remote working during the COVID-19 pandemic coupled with recent high-profile cyberattacks have resulted in bringing cybersecurity top of mind among key decision-makers in organisations and nations.
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World Economic Forum, 11th January 2022
Friday Reading Edition 95 (25th February 2022)
The 17th edition of the Global Risks Report identifies tensions that will result from diverging trajectories and approaches within and between countries and then examines the risks that could arise from such tensions. This year’s report also highlights the implications of these risks for individuals, governments and businesses.
Lloyd’s Register, 9th December 2021
Friday Reading Edition 86 (10th December 2021)
The development and adoption of artificial intelligence is accelerating significantly, but the big question now is how do we maximise its benefits while avoiding its biggest risks?
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