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

FIS launch Specifiers Guide to Drylining

FIS launch Specifiers Guide to Drylining

FIS has today launched its Specifiers’ Guide to Drylining to help specification writers fully understand the criteria when writing a specification for drylining, including partitions, wall linings and shaft wall systems. The Specifiers’ Guide – Drylining was produced...

Government publishes five new Approved Documents

Government publishes five new Approved Documents

The government has published five new Approved Documents under the Building Regulations for England which will come into force on 15 June 2022. Below is a brief overview and link to each new Approved Document. If we become aware of any specific implications of these...

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