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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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.
Oliver Wyman, 15th March 2022
Russian state-sponsored actors have demonstrated the capability and willingness to target public and private infrastructure in neighbouring states and beyond. And countless cyber criminals and other opportunists will seek to exploit the fog of war to launch malicious attacks for their own monetary gain. Governments and companies need to be vigilant in tightening their cybersecurity protocols and heightening defences to counter these threats.
Airmic,Sedgwick, 12th October 2021
Friday Reading Edition 80 (29th October 2021)
During the pandemic risk professionals have been focused on how best to support colleagues who are remote working. They have found that if the risks, such as poor mental health or musculoskeletal problems, are pre-empted and all the necessary preventive steps are taken, then hybrid working can present a much-needed boost for productivity and the quality of work.
Wellspace Audio
AIG, 4th August 2021
Friday Reading Edition 75 (17th September 2021)
The Wellspace digital wellbeing solution has an extensive library of searchable content within the app available 24/7 with topics such as mental health, stress, low mood, bereavement, nutrition, financial wellbeing, sleep and exercise. This session covers Employee Engagement/Communication, Measuring Health & Wellbeing Impact, and the Unified Global Health & Wellbeing Programme.
Ventiv, 29th March 2021
With increased crime comes increased risk: risk that your data has been compromised in some way, whether stolen, altered or deleted. On a personal level, this may include identity theft or credit card theft. When it comes to your business, though, the implications can be far more significant.
CIPD, 6th January 2021
Friday Reading Edition 56 (30th April 2021)
How artificial intelligence (AI), robots and automation are shaping the world of work, the ethical considerations and the role of people professionals.
The Economist Intelligence Unit , 18th December 2020
Friday Reading Edition 47 (26th February 2021)
[Free to read full report upon sharing contact details] This report takes an in-depth look at the sectors that have benefited from Covid-19 restrictions, alongside a range of new geopolitical, regulatory and security risks that have emerged as a result of such rapid growth. In addition, we assess what governments can do to develop conducive business environments, with digitalisation likely to be one of the prime drivers of the economic recovery.
Lloyd’s,KPMG, 30th September 2020
Friday Reading Edition 30 (16th October 2020)
This report examines the increasing importance of intellectual property (IP) as a driver of corporate value, drawing attention to the risks and opportunities facing businesses, as well as new cyber threats to businesses’ IP.
Airmic,Aon, 22nd September 2020
Friday Reading Edition 27 (25th September 2020)
This guide provides guidance on the types of deals companies undertake and outlines the key insurance and risk management related implications, together with the insurance tools that are available to support a transaction
Lloyd’s,KPMG, 1st August 2020
Friday Reading Edition 21 (14th August 2020)
Over the past few months, prompted by the pandemic situation, the shift towards digital business models has accelerated. Organisations need to tackle new types of reputational threats, and deal with many other challenges relating to intangible assets that were unimaginable a year ago.