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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RMS, 7th June 2022
Friday Reading Edition 117 (5th August 2022)
Every unusual hazardous event offers lessons for enhancing risk assessment. Monkeypox has been on the RMS infectious disease threat horizon since 2002, in consideration of terrorist threats similar to smallpox.
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Airmic,Control Risks,KPMG,Marsh,QBE,Sedgwick, 7th June 2022
Cyber threats are considered worse in 2022 than they were last year and the greatest risk for business. Geopolitical, climate and supply chain risks are tied at second place. Diseases and the pandemic have dropped out of the top 10 list of risks – but has this been de-escalated too quickly? Have we learnt and embedded the right lessons from Covid-19?
Airmic,McGill and Partners, 7th June 2022
The aim of this Guide is to provide a toolkit to assist directors in understanding and keeping pace with the ever more complex cyber-related threats faced by the companies they serve. It takes the form of 12 questions designed to break a diverse set of issues down into a manageable series of topics.
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Airmic,WTW, 7th June 2022
The Airmic objective to drive the integration of managing risk and insurance is moving in a positive direction, demonstrated by the increase in those who have joint responsibility for managing both risk and insurance. Environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues have become an integral part of the risk profession – 45% of survey respondents also have responsibilities in ESG.
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Airmic,Mactavish, 7th June 2022
Choosing an insurance broker is an important decision in the purchase of insurance. This guide is designed to offer advice on the process of running a tender for services and negotiating a contract with a broker.
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Airmic,Mactavish, 7th June 2022
This guide describes how a business can identify the general insurance it needs and how to buy this cost-effectively. It will discuss the role of the insurer, insurance broker and other stakeholders in the process, and what they will expect from the business. Purchasing appropriate insurance is an essential part of successful business planning.
Howden, 6th June 2022
Friday Reading Edition 119 (19th August 2022)
The fallout from the war in Ukraine remains highly uncertain, but its immediate effect has been to reduce cyber frequency worldwide as warring sides refocus their priorities and resources.
Aon, 1st June 2022
Friday Reading Edition 118 (12th August 2022)
Among the many impacts of climate change, one of the most dramatic is the rapid increase in wildfires. Wildfires have moved beyond a seasonal threat to a year-round peril in many areas. Several serious wildfires have already started this year — way ahead of the usual peak period.
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Allianz, 1st June 2022
Businesses should prepare for a rise in civil unrest incidents as the cost-of-living crisis follows hard on the heels of the Covid pandemic. What can we learn from the protests we saw during the height of the pandemic and what role could social media play in intensifying future disruption?
KPMG, 1st June 2022
KPMG expects GDP growth to more than halve this year to 3.2%, before slowing further to 0.7% in 2023. The cost of living crisis and the rising tax burden have led to a fall in consumer confidence which is set to drag on discretionary spending.
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