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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McKinsey & Co, 15th July 2021
Friday Reading Edition 69 (6th August 2021)
After consulting with top business leaders and legal, public-policy, and risk professionals at Fortune 500 companies in multiple industries, this article suggests that company leaders can use a five-pronged approach to managing geopolitical risk.
yppah, 9th June 2021
Friday Reading Edition 79 (22nd October 2021)
Within the current return to work and post-Covid horizon the businesses who thrive will be the ones who quantify people risk by regularly measuring the health of their people and aligning that data with programmes and action.
KPMG, 1st June 2021
As restrictions are lifted and consumers flock back, we are expecting a robust recovery ahead. Some sectors, such as manufacturing and construction, have already recovered most of the ground lost last year, while for sectors such as hospitality and personal services, the big times are now.
Centre for European Reform , 1st June 2021
Friday Reading Edition 64 (25th June 2021)
Recently, French influence has grown, and if President Emmanuel Macron is re-elected in April 2022 – likely, though not certain – he will be Europe’s pre-eminent leader for several years.
Ventiv, 5th May 2021
Risk managers deal with varying degrees of risk on a daily basis, but few could have predicted the scale and severity of the coronavirus pandemic. Whilst many have adjusted to a new style of ‘business as usual’, the impact of the virus on their own resources, business results, supply chain, and local economy has been massive.
Boston Consulting Group, 27th April 2021
Many companies that pursue a digital transformation get stuck. Digital initiatives that have broad potential never emerge from individual business units or functional areas – because the companies haven’t developed the necessary capabilities to scale digital throughout the enterprise and make digital the normal way of doing business.
Howden, 13th April 2021
Friday Reading Edition 76 (24th September 2021)
Covid-19 has accelerated the rise of the intangible economy marking one of the most important economic shifts in modern times. Howden calls on insurers to help fill protection gaps as intangible risks become increasingly ‘invisible’ across multiple lines of business and territories.
Herbert Smith Freehills, 13th April 2021
Friday Reading Edition 56 (30th April 2021)
This report covers a range of different topics – from big issues such as the overarching UK reform agenda through to some of the day-to-day issues that the Fintech industry is currently grappling with – and highlights some current key trends for Fintech.
WTW, 5th April 2021
Friday Reading Edition 62 (11th June 2021)
In this newsletter, you will find a selection of topics showing the variety of thought leadership and upcoming events from the Geopolitical Risk Team at Willis Towers Watson.
Airmic, 31st March 2021
Friday Reading Edition 52 (1st April 2021)
[For Airmic members only] Held in conjunction with the launch of the guide on terrorism risk insurance above, this session will help you recognise the scope of the definition of terrorism on a policy, identify what else your organisation could be exposed to from a terrorist event, besides physical losses, and understand the potential short- and long-term impacts of different types of terrorist events on your organisation, so as to define what type of coverages might be needed.