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

Materials performance in extreme heat

Materials performance in extreme heat

With the heatwave this week resulting in record temperatures melting runways and sending the train network into chaos, we were confronted with the stark fact that, at times, we are expected to work in atypical temperatures and we need to consider the full implications...

BSI seeks comments on proposed new standard

BSI seeks comments on proposed new standard

BSI is seeking comments on the proposed new standard: BSI Flex 390 v1.0, Built environment – Value-based decision making – Specification. The scope of the standard is to lay out the requirements for the implementation and approach to value based decision making taking...

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