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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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International SOS, 1st January 2022
Friday Reading Edition 91 (28th January 2022)
Utilising International SOS risk rating algorithm, experts share their views on the future impact, their key predictions and recommendations for organisations to consider when accessing medical risk ratings of specific locations.
World Economic Forum, 18th January 2022
Friday Reading Edition 90 (21st January 2022)
The first Global Cybersecurity Outlook flagship report identifies the trends and analyses the near-term future cybersecurity challenges. The accelerated shift to remote working during the COVID-19 pandemic coupled with recent high-profile cyberattacks have resulted in bringing cybersecurity top of mind among key decision-makers in organisations and nations.
Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) , 15th November 2021
Friday Reading Edition 90 (21st January 2022)
There is a growing market for technology platforms which support organisations to manage supplier risk, and respondents viewed these as the most effective commercial tool for managing supply chain cyber security risk. The government is committed to supporting this market.
McKinsey & Co
Friday Reading Edition 88 (7th January 2022)
Journalists, media executives, columnists, commentators, and media critics—from the US and around the world—offered McKinsey their perspectives on what will make the news, from climate change and misinformation to the growing role of artificial intelligence and global supply-chain challenges. And, critically, what is unlikely to merit the headlines we all ought to see more of in the coming months.
Airmic,Control Risks, 14th December 2021
Friday Reading Edition 87 (17th December 2021)
Airmic and Control Risks revisit the issues surrounding pandemic crisis management for organisations last discussed in September 2020 in the guide New challenges, new lessons, and make the case for risk professionals and their organisations to learn the lessons, boost preparedness and build resilience, in order to steer through the looping nature of the Covid-19 pandemic.
McKinsey & Co, 7th December 2021
Friday Reading Edition 86 (10th December 2021)
Look at the different stages of a transformation’s life cycle to understand where value is lost and what companies can do to preserve it. According to McKinsey’s analysis, three core actions of a transformation are especially predictive of value capture—and the companies with successful transformations are more likely than the rest to pursue the specific tactics that support them.
Lockton, 12th October 2021
Friday Reading Edition 84 (26th November 2021)
The pandemic has been a big cause of companies trying to cut costs. Fortunately, organisations have held on to their employee benefit plans, focused on building out their mental health support and expanded wellbeing employee assistance programmes. In this article Simon Gilliat looks at how organisations view employees benefits as a result of Covid-19.
Lockton, 25th April 2021
Friday Reading Edition 84 (26th November 2021)
Andrew Simpson focuses on the importance of a creating a healthy workplace environment and protecting the mental health of employees now more than ever. Find out how mental health strategy is a collective team effort in order to breakdown stigmas and create a more open and understanding workplace where staff feel comfortable to share their challenges and overcome difficult times. This article outlines ways in which organisations can tackle mental health challenges ahead.
Zurich, 2nd March 2021
Friday Reading Edition 83 (19th November 2021)
COVID-19 exposed the fragility of our global supply chains. Post-pandemic, businesses will have to make some difficult strategic decisions. But first, they will have some immediate supply chain issues to contend.
Friday Reading Edition 82 (12th November 2021)
Hear from climate action advocates around the world on what business leaders can do to accelerate to net zero.