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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, 15th June 2022
[For Airmic members only] Hear from Protect as they explore the latest position on Whistleblowing in the UK and the subsequent implications for effective risk management. Protect aims to make whistleblowing work for individuals, organisations and society. Every year, they support around 3,000 whistleblowers who call their Advice Line. In addition, Protect works with organisations on improving their speak up arrangements and campaign for better legal protection of whistleblowers.
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Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO), 10th June 2022
Russia and Ukraine are among the most important producers of agricultural commodities in the world. Both countries are net exporters of agricultural products and are leading suppliers of foodstuffs and fertilisers to global markets, where exportable supplies are often concentrated in a handful of countries. The high concentrations could increase the vulnerability of these markets to shocks and volatility.
IHS Markit, 10th June 2022
The industrial growth outlook in Europe faces challenges from continued supply chain disruptions, exacerbated by the war's impact on transportation, prices, and availability of inputs .as well as weakening demand and higher risk aversion.
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Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), 8th June 2022
The OECD’s latest Economic Outlook projects global growth to decelerate sharply to around 3% this year and 2.8% in 2023, well below the recovery projected in the previous Economic Outlook last December.
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Burges Salmon, 7th June 2022
Friday Reading Edition 133 (2nd December 2022)
[Free to watch upon sharing contact details] A webinar from June 2022, on the role for Nuclear Enabled Hydrogen in the net zero transition and energy security, and the steps that the UK can take to support this.
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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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