KNOWLEDGE HUB

Welcome to the Knowledge Hub, the information resource for the finishes and interiors sector. Our easy-to-use online library contains a wide variety of material, drawn from a broad range of sources. The Knowledge Hub is constantly expanding, with up-to-date and topical material added on a regular basis.

Some information is restricted and only accessible to FIS members. Not an FIS member?

Technical

Technical support including advisory service, technical notes and guides

Contractual and Legal

Contractual and legal information such as regulations and standards for interiors

Employment

Employment information including policies, corporate governance and pensions

Health and Safety

Health and safety information including policies and health and safety toolbox

Sustainability

Sustainability information including measuring plasterboard waste in the sector

Business

Information to help you manage your business such as policies and procedures

Support for specifiers

Technical and product advice for specifiers.

Quality Management

FIS Quality Framework: Product Process People (PPP)

FIS BIM Toolkit

FIS has produced a BIM Toolbox to raise awareness among specialist contractors on the processes required to work using BIM

BSI Standards

British Standards relevant to the fit-out and finishes sector.

Knowledge News

Consultation on BB 100 – Fire Safety Design for Schools

Consultation on BB 100 – Fire Safety Design for Schools

Building Bulletin 100 (BB100) is non-statutory guidance on fire safety for schools. The guidance covers designing a school building so that pupils and staff will have early warning if a fire breaks out and can evacuate quickly and safely. BB100 advises how to minimise...

Updated guidance using the UKCA marking

Updated guidance using the UKCA marking

BEIS has issued an update to “Using the UKCA marking” guidance last issued on 31 December 2020. More information has been added on when a you can self-declare along with updates to the ‘Relevant UK and EU legislation” to remove inaccurate legislation. The updated...

FIS is recruiting – strengthening your FIS team

FIS is recruiting – strengthening your FIS team

This year already seems to be disappearing at pace and whilst COVID-19 is thankfully starting to dominate less, we are now looking at material and labour shortages and cash tightening. But beyond the immediate pressures, a positive is that conversations are...

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