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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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.
Control Risks, 4th August 2022
Friday Reading Edition 120 (26th August 2022)
The frequency of strikes and other types of labour unrest rose in 2021 and remains elevated in 2022. Here is an outlook for labour activism over the next six months, and where it is likely to have the greatest impact.
Airmic , 25th July 2022
Simon Edwards, Technical Parametric Underwriter at Generali Global Corporate & Commercial, discussing how ESG principles can begin to be integrated into a corporate strategy.
Zurich, 12th July 2022
Global warming means extreme heat events are more likely to increase in frequency, intensity, and duration. Organisations should prepare to protect people and ensure business continuity.
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.
Airmic, 15th June 2022
[For Airmic members only] Hear from Protect as they explore the latest position on Whistleblowing in the UK and the subsequent implications for effective risk management. Protect aims to make whistleblowing work for individuals, organisations and society. Every year, they support around 3,000 whistleblowers who call their Advice Line. In addition, Protect works with organisations on improving their speak up arrangements and campaign for better legal protection of whistleblowers.
Airmic,Control Risks,KPMG,Marsh,QBE,Sedgwick, 7th June 2022
Cyber threats are considered worse in 2022 than they were last year and the greatest risk for business. Geopolitical, climate and supply chain risks are tied at second place. Diseases and the pandemic have dropped out of the top 10 list of risks – but has this been de-escalated too quickly? Have we learnt and embedded the right lessons from Covid-19?
KPMG, 1st June 2022
KPMG expects GDP growth to more than halve this year to 3.2%, before slowing further to 0.7% in 2023. The cost of living crisis and the rising tax burden have led to a fall in consumer confidence which is set to drag on discretionary spending.
Airmic,WTW, 19th May 2022
Employee benefits have not always been a priority for full inclusion within the enterprise risk management strategy. This is changing through recognition of the real advantages to the organisation that can be achieved by doing so.
ToTalent, 11th May 2022
A few years ago, candidate ghosting – when the job applicant simply disappears when an offer comes through – likely wouldn’t have made the top 10 of challenges for Talent Acquisition (TA) teams. But in recent years, everything has changed, according to a new survey.