Established in Gloucester in 1977, BABTAC is the premier UK association for beauty, hair, holistic and sports therapies. We are 'not for profit' and our main concerns are the well-being of our members, regulation of the industry and public welfare.

Governed by a Council of industry professionals, we also offer unrivaled beauty expertise, a rigorous ethical code and a professional practice standard.  Our logo is a sign of confidence; display it with pride and give your clients assurance of your qualifications and commitment to excellence.

Find out more about our council members here!

BABTAC membership and insurance

Becoming a BABTAC member is not just about market leading insurance; BABTAC is owned by its members giving us a powerful influence within the industry. Membership include access to exclusive offers, discounts, training opportunities, guidance and support to ensure you keep current and so much more.

Membership to BABTAC comes into two categories; those with insurance and those without insurance. So whether you are a practicing professional or taking a career break you can still keep up to date with this exciting industry. Individual practitioners who are therapists, hairdressers, holistic practitioners and specialists can enjoy the same level of benefits as salons and spas; it’s just about selecting the right package. For more details click here



BABTAC Limited is a not for profit company, limited by guarantee and owned and managed by its members. Registered in England, number 06744285, Registered Office Ambrose House, Meteor Court, Barnett Way, Gloucester GL4 3GG. BABTAC Limited is an Appointed Representative of Balens Limited, Bridge House, Portland Road, Malvern, WR14 2TA, who are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Registration Number 305787.