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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Swiss Re, 23rd March 2021
Friday Reading Edition 67 (16th July 2021)
The Covid-19 pandemic has given the insurance industry a chance to prove its worth, but has also demonstrated that the industry must become more efficient in order to meet the evolving needs of its clients.
McLarens , 22nd March 2021
Friday Reading Edition 79 (22nd October 2021)
Features the types of fraud on the rise, how fraudsters may use COVID-19 to their favour, example of recent Suspected Insurance Fraud and the tactics used, and how the industry is working together to fight fraud.
AXA XL, 18th March 2021
Friday Reading Edition 118 (12th August 2022)
Since 2012, 'water crises' have consistently ranked in the World Economic Forum's Global Risk. Despite that, far too many companies are unaware of their exposure to water risks.
Oxford Martin School, 12th March 2021
Friday Reading Edition 85 (3rd December 2021)
A discussion on the steps that need to be taken by technologists, businesses, government and the international community to ensure that our digital infrastructure can continue to provide the level of resilience and security we need.
BCI, 8th March 2021
Friday Reading Edition 52 (1st April 2021)
[Free to download upon setting up free account and sharing contact details] Examines the disruptions organisations have experienced in their supply chain over the past twelve months, top-of-mind concerns for professionals over the next five years, how technology is influencing the supply chain, the consequences of disruption and the uptake and effectiveness of insurance for supply chain losses.
Airmic, 3rd March 2021
[For Airmic members only] This episode of Airmic LIVE, presented by Willis Towers Watson, Liberty Specialty Markets, and Polecat, looks at why reputation risk is high on the corporate agenda. Also discusses findings from Willis Towers Watson’s global reputational risk survey (see below), factors driving the changing risk landscape, steps organisations can take to manage and mitigate the risk, as well as a brief overview of a new technology-inclusive solution. [webinar recording]
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.
World Economic Forum, 1st March 2021
Deploying AI at scale will remain problematic until companies engage in a fundamental change to become ‘responsible AI’-driven organisations. Companies should embrace this transformation as trust in AI systems will be the defining factor to determine who is worth doing business with. Here is a guide to help them achieve responsible AI at scale.
Forbes, 1st March 2021
Friday Reading Edition 52 (1st April 2021)
US President Joe Biden’s supply chain executive order is a significant risk management mandate. It’s also a signal that the Biden Administration is focused on systemic risks – like the systemic risk and failures we’re all living through with COVID and its far-reaching impacts across our economic, business, political and social systems.
Tony Blair Institute for Global Change, 26th February 2021
Friday Reading Edition 47 (26th February 2021)
This paper draws on these successes and identify gaps in response to focus on an emerging third objective. How do we prepare for future pandemics? The next pandemic is likely not a new virus or plague, but a mutant strain of Covid-19 that is more deadly, more transmissible or resistant to antibodies – or all three.