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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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.
WTW, 8th September 2020
Friday Reading Edition 25 (11th September 2020)
This report provides a vivid scenario narrative of how the compromises made at the summit (and after) could re-shape business risks and business competition in Europe.
PwC, 1st September 2020
Friday Reading Edition 31 (23rd October 2020)
One of the most challenging aspects of Brexit has been the search for an appropriate solution to the movement of goods, people and data between Great Britain, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. This podcast discusses the implications of the Northern Ireland Protocol and the ‘three C’s’: complexity, costs and the commercial opportunities for businesses. Also available on Apple
Airmic, 17th August 2020
Friday Reading Edition 22 (21st August 2020)
Paul Merrey and Arturs Kokins of KPMG discuss trust and reputation, the role of the risk professional in this area and the insurance options already available and currently in development, while Christopher Magee of AIG in the UK addresses the key areas of most concern to risk professionals in the areas of governance, laws and regulation.
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.
The Economist Intelligence Unit , 1st June 2020
Friday Reading Edition 25 (11th September 2020)
The third edition of the EIU’s Global Business Barometer (GBB), fielded in June, tracked sentiment as global executives started thinking about recovery. Readings reveal a variety of views – the most likely being a U-shape recovery, where economies tred the bottom for a period before a gradual upturn.
Marsh, 1st May 2020
Friday Reading Edition 50 (19th March 2021)
In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and the resultant implementation of social distancing directives, altered business processes, and new economic realities, businesses must review and address their technology infrastructure and cybersecurity measures.
Baker Tilly, 27th April 2020
Friday Reading Edition 30 (16th October 2020)
This recorded Airmic LIVE webinar episode discusses the cyber threats that have arisen given the number of the global workforce now working from home during the pandemic, and explore what a cyber-incident response will look like. Baker Tilly is also now conducting a survey on cyber preparedness and business interruption to contribute to the benchmark data on the Covid-related risks for cybersecurity insurance policies.
HDI, 21st April 2020
Friday Reading Edition 83 (19th November 2021)
The pandemic has sent shock waves in all directions, causing businesses to examine their practices in many areas and to think about possibilities for improved solutions for the future. In supply chain management, our experts identify three critical areas brought into sharper focus by recent events.
Zurich, 3rd March 2020
Friday Reading Edition 54 (16th April 2021)
Biodiversity loss is more than a niche concern – its impact stretches across the business spectrum. This article looks at the wide range of sectors confronted by the ticking clock of biodiversity loss.