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Fire Door Safety in the Finishes and Interiors Sector (listen again)

Fire Door Safety in the Finishes and Interiors Sector (listen again)

This workshop and clinic targeted at managing doors responsibly in the finishes and interiors sector, run as part of Fire Door Safety Week, FIS in collaboration with the Guild of Architectural Ironmongery (GAI) and FIS is now available online. The session (run as part...

Cooperating to insure our future

Cooperating to insure our future

FIS has been listening to its members who have felt increasingly frustrated by the lack of real support from the insurance industry, as appetite has become restricted and where cover is available it is universally increased and, in some circumstances, it has become...

Attracting new entrants with construction STEM Ambassadors

Attracting new entrants with construction STEM Ambassadors

STEM Ambassadors are needed to show more young people the wide range of opportunities available in construction.  STEM Construction and Built Environment Ambassadors play an essential role in inspiring young people to think about a career in construction through a...

CPA publishes Code for Construction Product Information

CPA publishes Code for Construction Product Information

The Construction Products Association (CPA) has published the Code for Construction Product Information to ensure that reliable and consistent product information is provided by manufacturers. Developed in response to the recommendations made in Dame Judith Hackitt’s...

Building Safety Bill progress

Building Safety Bill progress

The Building Safety Bill is being debated in Parliament after MPs tabled dozens of amendments, including one which would ensure that all owners of residential units in higher‐risk buildings are classed as ‘relevant persons’ and therefore required to be supported by...

HSE respiratory health inspection initiative for the construction sector

HSE respiratory health inspection initiative for the construction sector

HSE’s inspectors across Great Britain will be targeting construction firms to check that their health standards are up to scratch during a month-long inspection initiative, starting on Monday 4 October 2021.  This year inspections will focus on respiratory risks and...

Get early access to the Construction Manufacturers’ Marketing Index

Get early access to the Construction Manufacturers’ Marketing Index

NBS & Glenigan are working on some brand new research to create the Construction Manufacturers’ Marketing Index – to find out how manufacturers are marketing their construction products. These unique findings will provide an essential tool for the construction...

New FIS Course:  Getting Started with Digital Construction

New FIS Course: Getting Started with Digital Construction

To support the digital revolution in the finishes and interiors sector, FIS has team up with digital specialists Digital Construction Skills to deliver a new course - Getting Started with Digital Construction, designed to help FIS Members pick through the vast array...