FREE British Standards for FIS SME Members

BSI offers some Trade Associations a licensing opportunity to make a defined set of standards available to its qualifying SME Members.

Sign up today for access to 100 British Standards

To take advantage of this exclusive member benefit, Sign Up Now and if your company is eligible, we will provide you with access to the British Standards*.

Already signed up?  Login with your usual FIS username and password. You can then access the British Standards here.

If you are experiencing issues in accessing the British Standards, read the FAQ’s below or contact a member of the FIS team on 0121 707 0077 or email

* Open to SME FIS Contractor Members only. For the purpose of this Licence, an SME is any organisation that has fewer than 250 employees and a turnover of less than €50 million (£43 million) or a balance sheet total less than €43 million (£37 million).


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Frequently asked questions
Am I eligible to view the British Standards FOC?

For the purposes of viewing the British Standards free of charge an SME is defined as any FIS contractor member that has fewer than 250 employees and a turnover of less than €50 million (£43 million) or a balance sheet total less than €43 million (£37 million).

I have logged in as a member but can’t view standards?

Documents can only be viewed by SME’s which have been granted access (one user per company).   To apply, complete the registration form here (FIS will review the request for access and respond within 24 hours).

I don’t have an FIS membership login

If you don’t have a login to the FIS website, you can create an account here ,or email the FIS team on

How do I reset my member login password?

If you have forgotten your password, you can reset it here

What is the best browser to use to view the standards?

Access to the British Standards can be through any browser, however Google Chrome is recommended.

What is the best application to open the standards?

Adobe Acrobat Reader. This can be downloaded free of charge from the Adobe website at Other PDF software may also open the files.

Standard won’t open

The standards should automatically open in your PDF reader. If it doesn’t, navigate to the downloads section on your browser and the file will be shown here.

I'm not an SME

For the full list of British Standards applicable to our sector, click here.

Links are included to each standard on the BSI website.

Will access to the standards expire?

Access to the standards will expire annually in December.

Technical Guidance

FIS maintains a technical team which works with the industry to set standards, support members, specifiers and clients and raise quality in the sector.