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
Changes to Building Regulations and Cladding Systems
With the Building Safety Act now in force, we are seeing changes to the wider building regulations continuing apace. Below are two key changes of significant note. The ban on the use of combustible materials in and on the external walls of buildings with a storey at...
NHBC announces revisions to its Technical Standards
NHBC’s revisions to its Technical Standards are now live. The latest edition of the organisation’s Technical Standards applies to every new home registered with the new homes warranty and insurance provider where the foundations have been laid on or after 1 January...
Government consultation on the removal of national classifications
Government is consulting on the removal of national classifications as a way of demonstrating compliance with the guidance given with Approved Document B, Fire. Construction products offering fire resistance (walls, ceilings, doors and floors) can be tested using...
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