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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Allianz, 11th January 2024
Friday Reading Edition 186 (26th January 2024)
Companies are facing the latest supply chain challenge as commercial ships are rerouted from one of the world’s busiest shipping lanes. We see an uneven impact across sectors and think those companies that learned from other recent trade disruptions may be better able to ride out the current upheaval
Business Insurance, 5th March 2022
Featuring Jim Wetekamp, CEO of Riskonnect CEO, who was on the keynote panel at the Airmic Conference – on how no business leader, risk manager, insurance broker, or underwriter would have anticipated having a long-running risk event (the pandemic) at the same time as a major military environment (Russia’s invasion of Ukraine) all at the same time.
Weightmans, 25th May 2023
Increasing pressure and scrutiny from stakeholders and regulators show that they are beginning to understand sustainability-related issues.
Chatham House, 21st February 2023
Friday Reading Edition 142 (24th February 2023)
This week at Chatham House, experts examined how the world has changed since 24 February 2022.
Control Risks, 7th February 2023
Friday Reading Edition 140 (10th February 2023)
The scale of the withdrawal of international companies from Russia after the country’s invasion of Ukraine has become a powerful and multifaceted case study in crisis preparedness and response that cuts across geopolitics, regulatory, reputational, and security challenges.
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.
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.
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.