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 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.
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.
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.
Harvard Business Review, 7th February 2022
Friday Reading Edition 97 (11th March 2022)
[Limited free articles per month for non-subscribers] For the fourth year in a row, business has been named the most trusted institution in America. But trust is fragile and businesses must manage it as carefully as they do their balance sheets.
Institute of Business Ethics, 2nd June 2021
Friday Reading Edition 70 (13th August 2021)
Dr Sam Barrell, COO of the Francis Crick Institute, talks about the intense cultural impact of the Crick’s response to the pandemic (repurposing to be a testing, then a vaccination centre) and the importance of purpose. She shares some of the ethical challenges that the executive team faced and how they successfully managed the relationship with their board.
Riskonnect (in The Times), 25th April 2021
Technology may be the great enabler for banks and their customers, but to achieve holistic risk management, culture change and education are equally important.
Herbert Smith Freehills, 13th April 2021
Friday Reading Edition 56 (30th April 2021)
This report covers a range of different topics – from big issues such as the overarching UK reform agenda through to some of the day-to-day issues that the Fintech industry is currently grappling with – and highlights some current key trends for Fintech.
World Economic Forum, 1st March 2021
Deploying AI at scale will remain problematic until companies engage in a fundamental change to become ‘responsible AI’-driven organisations. Companies should embrace this transformation as trust in AI systems will be the defining factor to determine who is worth doing business with. Here is a guide to help them achieve responsible AI at scale.
Control Risks, 17th February 2021
Friday Reading Edition 97 (11th March 2022)
Ever relevant today – One of the key emerging threats we see increasingly facing organisations is disinformation. Popularly known as “fake news”, disinformation is the online delivery of distorted information to influence a target group or individual.
Control Risks, 22nd October 2020
Outlines some of the key strategies that businesses can use to stay one step ahead of ransomware extortionists in light of their evolving approaches to targeting and extorting victims.