Member Benefits

FIS provides specialist support and the tools for members to develop their business and demonstrate their professional excellence.  In addition to services available directly through the FIS, we work with a range of suppliers negotiating premium service or discounts for our members.  A summary of key benefits is provided below.  We are always looking to develop our offering and improve the support for our members.  If you wish to propose a new service simply email info@thefis.org with outline details and we will be in touch.

Specialist Technical Advisory Service

FIS offers an Advisory Service on problem installations, covering all matters relating to suspended ceilings, partitioning, drylining, plastering and access floors. This covers materials, ancillary equipment, systems, their application and installation.

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Specialist Contractual, Legal, Employment and H&S Helplines

FIS members are entitled to free telephone advice on a range of topics, these helplines are linked to our membership of BuildUK, which is cascaded to our members. Find out more

Citation Ltd

FIS members are entitled to preferential rates on Citation’s services. Extending the existing HR, Employment Law and Health & Safety 24/7 expert advice lines already available through Membership of the FIS companies can access, 100s of model documents, contracts and templates, and a dedicated local consultant with annual site visits. Plus, Citation offer support on training, fire and electrical safety services, ISO Certifications, and SMAS (Safety Management Advisory Service) Accreditation.

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Free Credit Checking

Members are entitled to free credit checks. Simply email info@thefis.org with your request.

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Specialist Taxation Advice - Joint Taxation Committee

Whether it be changes to iR35, problems with CIS or advice on the incoming Reverse Charge VAT, FIS Members get regular updates from the Construction Industry Joint Taxation Committee and can use this dedicated helpline to help them to unpick any sticky taxation issues.

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Market analysis

Obtain the latest construction data from Construction Products Association and Glenigans.

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FIS has partnered with Barbour ABI to extend its reach and educate and take our content directly to specifiers and building designers.

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Free Labour Only Sub Contractor Contract

FIS members have access to a free model LOSC contract, which has been created for use between contractor members and their labour-only subcontractors.

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GoSimple Tax

GoSimple Tax helps you ease into the digital age whilst saving money on accountancy fees.

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FIS Skills Advisory Service

Our specialist team are on hand to advise members on all things training, whether it be sourcing training through our specialist Approved Training Provider network, taking on an apprentice or getting someone assessed for an NVQ, we are set up to help. 

Our team are also expert in sourcing funding for training (on average FIS members recoup 25% more return on their CITB levy than non-members).  Members can also benefit from the dedicated FIS E-learning Academy.

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Insurance

Save up to 20% on Public Liability Insurance up to £5 million, click here to find out more.

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JobSpot

FIS members can advertise their job vacancies for free on JobSpot.

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Sector Guides and Standards

Buy your sector-specific guides and BSI Standards here.

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Pension Toolkit

Bespoke toolkit of support materials for to help answer employees’ questions about workplace pensions.

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Webinars

FIS members can access recordings of previously held webinars.

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