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8 Must-Have Management Tools For Your Beauty Business Time and time again business owners in the beauty and aesthetic industry are told to ‘work on it, not just in it’ when it comes to their businesses. Between performing treatments, leading your team and providing an exceptional client experience,…
Letters urging allocation of ARG for our Industry Today, BABTAC, together with the UK’s leading organisations representing hair and barbering, beauty and wellness businesses and practitioners, have written to every Local Authority in England urging them to allocate their Additional Restrictions…
Scottish First Minister's COVID Update Today the First Minister delivered a virtual statement to Parliament. She confirmed no new protective measures were being proposed and that it is expected that restrictions on large gatherings, the requirement for distancing between groups of people in…

Who are BABTAC?

Premier Beauty Membership Association & Insurance Providers

Established in Gloucester in 1977, the British Association of Beauty Therapy & Cosmetology (BABTAC) is the premier UK membership association and insurance provider for aesthetic, beauty, hair, and wellbeing therapies. We are a 'not for profit' organisation and our priorities are the welfare of our members, regulation of the industry and promoting public awareness of the importance of choosing an appropriately qualified, verified and insured therapist.

Originally founded by a group of passionate industry professionals who identified a need for a membership organisation created by industry professionals, for industry professionals. We offer unrivalled 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, insurance cover and commitment to excellence.

BABTAC offers its members a wide range of benefits ranging from 3rd party discounts and offers from our Benefits by BABTAC providers; the BABTAC Good Practice Guide, which is supplied to all of our members, is full of good practice advice to ensure our members are compliant with their insurance requirements; Vitality Magazine, BABTAC's bi-monthly publication, full of industry relevant news and updates; BABTAC Experts, on hand to offer advice covering a range of beauty therapy treatments along with a helpline for clients seeking best practice advice.

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