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, 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.
Lloyd’s List Podcast, 26th March 2021
Friday Reading Edition 52 (1st April 2021)
For several years, there have been warnings that the ballooning size of boxships has been outpacing the industry’s ability to deal with the growing risk of such large assets. This podcast asks whether the Suez crisis might just be the wake-up call that shipping needs to reassess its readiness when it comes to dealing with super-sized casualties. Joining the podcast is global head of marine risk consulting at Allianz, Capt Rahul Khanna.
techUK, 25th March 2021
Friday Reading Edition 56 (30th April 2021)
The events of last year (2020) emphasised the role technology such as Edge Computing can play in helping organisations to adapt and respond quickly and efficiently to unprecedented situations. This new report sets out why we need to work together to realise the full potential of Edge Computing – computing that's done at or near the source of the data.
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.
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.
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]
Lloyd’s Register, 16th February 2021
Friday Reading Edition 47 (26th February 2021)
[Free to read full report upon sharing contact details] Lloyd's Register Foundation and the Resilience Shift have developed 'Engineering A Safer Future', a series of conversations as an antidote to the pervasive online 'noise' that confronts us as we seek serious discussion and meaningful insight into the impact of Covid-19.
Airmic, 10th February 2021
Friday Reading Edition 45 (12th February 2021)
John Scott, Head of Sustainability Risk at the Zurich Insurance Group addressed some of the wider societal issues of the Covid-19 crisis, and the emerging opportunities that can leave the world better prepared and more resilient to future risk.
WTW, 2nd February 2021
Friday Reading Edition 44 (5th February 2021)
What are the biggest political risks in the technology sector? This report discusses the issue through panel interviews and geopolitical analysis.
World Economic Forum,Bloomberg, 25th January 2021
Friday Reading Edition 43 (29th January 2021)
This panel examines the most effective response and recovery efforts, with recommendations on how businesses and governments can improve and increase their collaboration.