Mission Statement

To promote a single authoritative voice for the shopfitting and interior contracting industry, protecting the interests of and promoting dialogue between our members and major stakeholders.

To promote at all times the highest levels of quality and professionalism within the industry.

To deliver practical advice, the pursuit of knowledge and encourage the exchange of best practice examples between members.

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What can the NAS offer your business?

  • Free expert guidance via new and improved advice lines
  • Information on new legislation
  • Lobbying on key issues
  • Discounted products and services
  • A comprehensive programme of subsidised training
  • Regional support team ensuring you get the most from your membership
  • The NAS logo as a mark of quality

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Weekly Update

Weekly update - employment law regulations29-Sep-2014
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About NAS

The National Association of Shopfitters (NAS) is the only trade association that exclusively represents, promotes and is dedicated to service the needs of the shopfitting and interior contracting sector; within the global sphere of construction and has been doing so successfully since 1919.

Today’s shopfitting market embraces much more than just shops. Whether it be retail, financial services, leisure, hotels, restaurants, museums, travel or any interior requiring the appropriate level of skill and innovation look no further than the NAS Logo. The skills required by an NAS Member extend far beyond joinery as the technological landscape of shopfitting and interior contracting continue to change at a rapid pace. The business is increasingly international. One thing is certain; the National Association of Shopfitters is providing expert guidance to members and clients, to enable the creation of new and distinctive ideas that satisfy our major stakeholder’s insatiable appetite for new and exciting environments.

Designers and clients recognise the NAS brand as the symbol of quality and reliability in shopfitting and interior contracting. Members look to the Association for the specialist advice, services and the pursuit of knowledge necessary to succeed in today’s demanding marketplace. The NAS is the catalyst in meeting everyone’s needs and create good relations between members, suppliers (often associate members), designers, clients and other major stakeholders.


  • Free expert guidance via new and improved advice lines
  • Information on new legislation
  • Lobbying on key issues
  • Discounted products and services
  • A comprehensive programme of subsidised training
  • Regional support team ensuring you get the most from your membership
  • The NAS logo as a mark of quality
  • Business leads via the NAS directory
  • Savings with NAS Insurance
  • Networking opportunities
  • Procurement toolkit (helping you with PQQs and winning work)

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  • on legal and contract matters from either - Alway Associates (London) Ltd, Anderson Strathern Solicitors (Scottish Members)
  • on employment law and employment contracts via Anne Saxby at NAS House (through Croner)
  • on training from the Shopfitting Independent Training Forum. All NAS members are automatically and without charge enrolled and are offered heavily subsidised courses
  • on taxation through direct contact with national officials of Inland Revenue

Additional services and advice available to members individually or collectively through the Association's membership and affiliations with:

  • the Construction Industry Joint Council
  • ConstructionSkills
  • HSE Wood National Interest Group
  • The Machinery Users Association

NAS members have the opportunity to make savings on services crucial to the successful running of the business, offered by independent organisations.

Among such services are:

  • a package of insurance benefits designed specifically for shopfitters including low claims rebate scheme, interest free credit and no charge for apprentices
  • low cost seminars on a variety of subjects
  • low cost assistance in the design and development of WEB sites
  • a unique arrangement with the Automobile Association through which members obtain cover at low rates
  • discounted consultancy rates with Alway Associates (London) Ltd, Anderson Strathern (Scottish Members)
  • a special arrangement with Hertz UK
  • ConstructionSkills accredited grant supported courses delivered through the Shopfitting Industry Training Forum
  • specialist computer packages prepared for the shopfitting and interior contracting industry
  • low cost or free attendance at regular regional meetings featuring speakers and presentations on matters of topical interest
  • agreed discounted rates with Health & Safety and Employment Law specialists, Citation plc
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