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 support including advisory service, technical notes and guides
Contractual and Legal
Contractual and legal information such as regulations and standards for interiors
Employment information including policies, corporate governance and pensions
Health and Safety
Health and safety information including policies and health and safety toolbox
Sustainability information including measuring plasterboard waste in the sector
Business and Taxation
Information to help you manage your business such as policies and procedures
Support for specifiers
Technical and product advice for specifiers.
FIS Quality Framework: Product Process People (PPP)
British Standards relevant to the fit-out and finishes sector.
FIS BIM Toolkit
FIS has produced a BIM Toolbox to raise awareness among specialist contractors on the processes required to work using BIM
Consultation on Building Standards compliance and enforcement
Building Standards Division (BSD), is developing a national Compliance Plan approach to provide greater assurance that compliance with building regulations is achieved from design to completion. This consultation seeks to obtain the views on the development of a new...
Consultation on Plastic Packaging Tax (General) Regulations 2021
The Plastics Packaging Tax is due for introduction on 1 April 2022 and HMRC is looking for businesses' views on the technical application of the regulation. The consultation closes on 1 December 2021 and details are available here. The Primary legislation establishing...
Changes to draft regulations concerning the Building Safety Bill
Gov.UK have published the following updates of draft regulation concerning the Building Safety Bill which is currently going through Parliament. These are: The Construction Products Regulations 2022 These regulate the safety of construction products being placed on...
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