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BABTAC Launches TIME Campaign    BABTAC (British Association of Beauty Therapy & Cosmetology) launches T.I.M.E An initiative to help consumers signpost their way to salon safety What’s the issue? Currently, lack of legislation in the UK beauty industry means there…
Eradicating Exploitation while Encouraging Ethical Beauty BABTAC has been campaigning against Modern Slavery for over a decade and even though it hasn’t made headlines of late sadly this doesn’t mean this inhumane crime has gone away. In 2016 Operation Magnify - a cross-government drive to tackle illegal…
How to Win Awards Have you ever put yourself, your team or your salon forward for an award? And if not, why not? Even if you don’t win, the benefits to your business are enormous.

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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