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, 12th November 2020
Friday Reading Edition 35 (20th November 2020)
American capitalism faces the question of the nature and degree of change necessary to ensure growth and prosperity for all in the 21st century. It has evolved time and again, and we may be poised for another such shift. Will the future of capitalism involve tweaks, reforms, or wholesale change?
McKinsey & Co, 12th November 2020
Friday Reading Edition 34 (13th November 2020)
While the COVID-19 pandemic has placed unparalleled demands on modern healthcare systems, the industry’s response has vividly demonstrated its resilience and ability to bring innovations to market quickly.
Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors (CIIA), 1st November 2020
Friday Reading Edition 38 (11th December 2020)
An overview of organisations’ preparedness for climate change, the key risks and opportunities associated with it, and the role internal audit is playing in supporting their organisation to be climate ready – a report written in partnership with The Climate Group.
CBI, 21st October 2020
Friday Reading Edition 31 (23rd October 2020)
A CBI webinar from this past Wednesday, looking at the impact the end of transition will have on businesses and their suppliers, customers and employees, as well as practical insights to prepare businesses for the first few months of 2021
McKinsey & Co, 2nd October 2020
Friday Reading Edition 50 (19th March 2021)
Cybersecurity has become a top concern for the boards of financial-services firms, and the level of concern seems to be growing day by day. With organisations seeking to create new digital customer experiences, applying sophisticated data analytics, and investing in a wealth of other technology innovations, cyber risk management clearly requires governance at the highest levels. The advent of the COVID-19 crisis makes this challenge even more urgent.
Airmic,RIMS,RepTrak, 22nd September 2020
Friday Reading Edition 46 (19th February 2021)
It is clear that the future of businesses will be determined not only by whether they maintained operational resilience during this crisis, but whether their achievements were made with social responsibility in mind, and whether they were built on public trust. In the post-pandemic world, reputation matters more than ever – any trust-related challenges should be addressed swiftly.
Airmic, 22nd September 2020
Friday Reading Edition 27 (25th September 2020)
This guide summarises current approaches (2020) to risk management to promote a shared understanding, and will be particularly useful for those new to risk management.
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.
Airmic, 13th September 2020
Friday Reading Edition 26 (18th September 2020)
Looking ahead to Airmic Fest 2020, the UK’s largest ever virtual risk and insurance conference taking place next week 22 to 24 September. Registration and further information is available here:
Bank of England, 9th September 2020
Friday Reading Edition 28 (2nd October 2020)
Anna Sweeney, Executive Director, Insurance, at the Bank of England – responsible for the supervision of the UK’s general insurance sector – looks at what climate change means for the insurance industry. She examines the risks insurers face and what they can do about them.