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


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)

FIS BIM Toolkit

FIS has produced a BIM Toolbox to raise awareness among specialist contractors on the processes required to work using BIM

BSI Standards

British Standards relevant to the fit-out and finishes sector.

Knowledge News

Consultation on BB 100 – Fire Safety Design for Schools

Consultation on BB 100 – Fire Safety Design for Schools

In response to the Department for Education's consultation on document BB 100 Fire Safety Design for Schools (see below), CPA has produced a strawman for discussion. A virtual meeting to discuss this will be held on Tuesday 10 August to finalise the CPA response.If...

BS 8000-8: 2021 review – tell us what you think

BS 8000-8: 2021 review – tell us what you think

On Wednesday we hosted a webinar to review BS 8000-8:2021 Workmanship on construction sites – Part 8: Design and installation of dry lining systems – Code of Practice The work began to formally review this code of practice in 2013, it has not been an easy journey and...

Updated guidance using the UKCA marking

Updated guidance using the UKCA marking

BEIS has issued an update to “Using the UKCA marking” guidance last issued on 31 December 2020. More information has been added on when a you can self-declare along with updates to the ‘Relevant UK and EU legislation” to remove inaccurate legislation. The updated...

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