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.

Quality Management

FIS Quality Framework: Product Process People (PPP)

BSI Standards

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

Knowledge News

Returning to the work during the pandemic

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

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...

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