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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Hays, 6th July 2020
Friday Reading Edition 18 (24th July 2020)
Reflections from Alistair Cox, CEO of Hays, on navigating the business through the crisis so far, what has guided his decisions, the lessons he has learnt and how the global talent landscape is shaping up.
McKinsey & Co, 26th June 2020
Friday Reading Edition 18 (24th July 2020)
Nine ways companies can get faster – the time for organisations to build for speed is now. This will be a long process and leaders must leap into the arena and recognise that many of their familiar organisation constructs will need to be reimagined.
Valuations Audio
Airmic, 23rd June 2020
Friday Reading Edition 14 (26th June 2020)
Host Richard Cutcher is joined by Rebecca Fuller, of Duff & Phelps, who discusses how the valuations market is changing, why they are important and how risk and insurance managers can be fully prepared for them.
Airmic , 12th June 2020
Friday Reading Edition 13 (19th June 2020)
How are organisations transforming their business models to ensure resilience, value and growth in the digital age? This Airmic report highlights the business and organisational trade-offs that leaders and managers will have to grapple with while walking these revolutionary roads, as well as the implications of the trade-offs for risk management and governance.
Airmic, 7th June 2020
Robert Tailby, Principal Casualty Risk Engineer at Chubb Risk Engineering Services, discusses the people safety management systems we’ve all seen so visibly in our everyday lives since the beginning of lockdown, and how the crisis can be used to build resilience into our organisations going forward.
McKinsey & Co, 30th April 2020
Friday Reading Edition 8 (15th May 2020)
Part of a series on Leadership in a Crisis, this article draws together McKinsey’s collective thinking and expertise on five behaviours to help leaders navigate the pandemic and recovery
Airmic, 26th April 2020
Friday Reading Edition 9 (22nd May 2020)
In Episode 5 of Airmic Talks, Richard Cutcher speaks to Kevin Boscher, Chief Investment Officer at Ravenscroft, and John Ludlow, CEO of Airmic, about the shock to the UK and global economy from the pandemic.
McKinsey & Co, 17th April 2020
Friday Reading Edition 12 (12th June 2020)
During crises, a leader’s words and actions can help keep people safe, help them adjust and cope emotionally, and help them put their experience into context. This article provides guidance on how organisations communicate about it can create clarity, build resilience, and catalyse positive change.
McKinsey & Co, 8th April 2020
Friday Reading Edition 4 (17th April 2020)
This article from McKinsey & Company describes how European policy makers and business leaders can think about how to prioritise the protection of lives as well as restoring livelihoods.
Mercer, 1st April 2020
Friday Reading Edition 16 (10th July 2020)
Tips on the ergonomics of your workstation to video conferencing.