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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Airmic,Control Risks, 22nd September 2020
Friday Reading Edition 27 (25th September 2020)
This guide explores the challenges organisations have faced during the COVID-19 crisis, highlights lessons learned and still being learned, and makes suggestions for changes to crisis management practice to build resilience.
AXA XL, 16th September 2020
Friday Reading Edition 29 (9th October 2020)
Tim Smith, Head of UK Client Management at AXA XL, discusses how risk managers, brokers and insurers can collaborate to find risk solutions in these challenging time, through co-creation.
McKinsey & Co, 10th September 2020
Friday Reading Edition 25 (11th September 2020)
Ten actions from which a path to emerge stronger, 6 months into the COVID-19 pandemic – not only do leaders need to act now, they need to act boldly.
Crawford, 8th September 2020
Friday Reading Edition 41 (15th January 2021)
In this white paper, senior figures from across Crawford explore the macro-dynamics created by the COVID-19 pandemic and how these will potentially disrupt current operating “norms” and alter the future insurance landscape.
Airmic, 1st September 2020
Friday Reading Edition 28 (2nd October 2020)
Parametric policies have tended to be weather-related. Stuart Turner examines non-weather related parametric policies which have started to be introduced including for flight delays, reputation, footfall, and gestational diabetes and pandemic related risks.
World Economic Forum, 12th August 2020
Friday Reading Edition 21 (14th August 2020)
Fintech, regtech, and now tradetech – drones used for underwater inspection and port infrastructure maintenance already show how the acceleration of a tech-ready mindset coming out of the crisis could be turned into an opportunity to facilitate trade.
Lloyd’s,KPMG, 1st August 2020
Friday Reading Edition 21 (14th August 2020)
Over the past few months, prompted by the pandemic situation, the shift towards digital business models has accelerated. Organisations need to tackle new types of reputational threats, and deal with many other challenges relating to intangible assets that were unimaginable a year ago.
McKinsey & Co, 1st August 2020
Friday Reading Edition 21 (14th August 2020)
Focuses on the vital role of digital in today’s businesses, many of which were already in the throes of digital transformations pre-pandemic. The first of five collections produced to accompany “Our New Future,” McKinsey and Co’s multimedia series.
World Economic Forum, 27th July 2020
Friday Reading Edition 33 (6th November 2020)
COVID-19 is accelerating the digital transformation of business, especially retail, education and healthcare. Rapid, unplanned digitisation increases the risk and impact of cyberattacks. Leaders should take a systemic approach to cybersecurity in three phases.
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.