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.

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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

Government consultation on the removal of national classifications

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...

Circular letter regarding revisions to Approved Document B

Circular letter regarding revisions to Approved Document B

Meeting the requirements of the Building Regulations is the first cornerstone of compliance. There are a number of Approved Documents for England which provide guidance and Approved Document (AD) B1 and B2 provide specific advice for Dwellings (B1) and Buildings other...

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