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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The Economist Intelligence Unit
Friday Reading Edition 72 (27th August 2021)
[Free to read upon sharing contact details] This short report examines how Covid-19 has impacted and will continue to fundamentally reshape global supply chains. With many multinationals looking to build resilience into their supply chains, the report takes a closer look at the accelerating trend of regional rather than global supply chains networks, in addition to the strategic use of inventory locations.
Friday Reading Edition 69 (6th August 2021)
Companies with greater gender diversity in leadership roles and promotions, and with more women in highly compensated and revenue-producing jobs, generate a more positive experience for all employees throughout their organisations.
Chartered Insurance Institute (CII)
Friday Reading Edition 64 (25th June 2021)
In 2020, the CII was accepted as a member of the Commonwealth family when we became a Commonwealth accredited organisation. To celebrate this development, A Commonwealth Insured focuses on the vital ways in which the insurance and personal finance professions support the Commonwealth’s priorities.
Friday Reading Edition 49 (12th March 2021)
Women leaders and their key insights about how organisations can navigate towards a ‘new better’ – featuring three women leaders at Aon.
Friday Reading Edition 47 (26th February 2021)
Reflecting on the past year, 2020 has demonstrated the absolute necessity of risk-based decision-making in achieving our strategies, especially when confronting volatile scenarios and global risk impacts. The 2021 IRMSA Risk Report unpacks these learnings as well as the competencies we need to be successful and risk resilient organisations. It highlights the integrated strategic risk and resilience mindset.
Friday Reading Edition 41 (15th January 2021)
[Trigger warning: fast moving images] The pandemic has meant that organisations around the world have had to tackle a set of once-in-a-lifetime challenges, and leaders have met the moment with urgency and innovation. This special report is a collection of insights, including case studies from leading companies across the globe, that can help define the path forward.
The Economist
Friday Reading Edition 26 (18th September 2020)
Blind recruiting is a trending topic in HR. Products range from software that crafts gender-free vacancy announcements to platforms that facilitate blind job auditions. All claim to be the key to merit-based recruitment. But will they work?