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
Returning to the work during the pandemic
Coming back to work after time away during the pandemic may have its challenges. If workers have been away from the business for prolonged periods they may have experienced a decline in ability or proficiency. They may need additional time and support to get back to...
FIS launches Specifiers Guide for Ceilings and Acoustic Absorbers
The Finishes and Interiors Sector (FIS) has launched a Specifiers’ Guide - Ceilings and Acoustic Absorbers to help a project team fully understand the criteria when writing a specification for a suspended ceiling or acoustic absorber. The Specifiers’ Guide - Ceilings...
Government Consultation: Rating Energy Performance of Commercial Buildings
The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has opened a consultation on introducing a performance-based policy framework in large commercial and industrial buildings. This consultation sets out the government's proposals to introduce a national...
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