KNOWLEDGE HUB

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

Technical support including advisory service, technical notes and guides

Contractual and Legal

Contractual and legal information such as regulations and standards for interiors

Employment

Employment information including policies, corporate governance and pensions

Health and Safety

Health and safety information including policies and health and safety toolbox

Sustainability

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

James Parlour announced as new FIS Technical and Vetting Manager

James Parlour announced as new FIS Technical and Vetting Manager

FIS is pleased to announce the appointment of James Parlour as its new Technical and Vetting Manager to support the technical work of the organisation and develop the membership vetting process. With more than 16 years’ technical, compliance and design experience...

Consultation on Building Standards compliance and enforcement

Consultation on Building Standards compliance and enforcement

Building Standards Division (BSD), is developing a national Compliance Plan approach to provide greater assurance that compliance with building regulations is achieved from design to completion. This consultation seeks to obtain the views on the development of a new...

Consultation on Plastic Packaging Tax (General) Regulations 2021

Consultation on Plastic Packaging Tax (General) Regulations 2021

The Plastics Packaging Tax is due for introduction on 1 April 2022 and HMRC is looking for businesses' views on the technical application of the regulation. The consultation closes on 1 December 2021 and details are available here. The Primary legislation establishing...

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