FIS extends helping hand to Paragon Interiors staff facing redundancy


FIS, representative body for the £10 billion finishes and interiors sector in the UK, have extended their hand to help the 75 staff being made redundant at Paragon Interiors.

Iain Mcilwee, FIS CEO said “Paragon Interiors is a time served Gold award winning member of FIS and its tragic to learn the deal with Red 7 Property has collapsed. We care deeply about our membership base and recognise that staff are the most valuable asset of any organisation. We have worked with our colleagues at Paragon Interiors for a long time and for this reason we would like to help them secure employment in other organisations through our contacts and networks”

FIS have reached out to their colleagues at Paragon Interiors, their MP, local employment groups and their membership base to see if they can find new employment opportunities for those impacted.

Staff at Paragon Interiors can email FIS their details at and we will endeavour to help them through discussions with our industry networks and on social media.


FIS is the representative body for the £10 billion finishes and interiors sector in the UK. The FIS has nearly 500 members drawn from contractors, manufacturers and distributers of ceilings, facades, partitions, plastering, drywall and specialist interior fit-out and refurbishment businesses.

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Telephone 0121 707 0077


FIS exists to support its members, improve safety, minimise risk, enhance productivity and drive innovation in the sector. As well as specialist publications, technical support and expert helplines, FIS is a dynamic network that brings the sector together through a range of events, awards and specialist working groups, all aimed at sharing best practice, setting standards and advising Government, that help its members to improve performance and win work. Members of the FIS are subjected to an audit and vetting process when they join and then again, every three years that underpins the values by which the organisation operates. To drive quality and ensure the future sustainability of the sector, FIS has a dedicated skills and training team and works with a number of Approved Training Providers to attract new people to the sector and deliver a fully qualified and competent workforce.

FIS is dedicated to collaboration in construction and a proud member of BuildUK, the Construction Products Association and the Passive Fire Protection Forum.


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