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BABTAC Awarded for Commitment to Improving Industry Standards At a glitzy London awards ceremony full of many of the world’s leaders in the medical and aesthetic beauty sector, the not-for-profit British Association of Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology (BABTAC) was recognised among its peers as a pioneer of…
Karen Betts She used to be a mime artist and calls Shania Twain her guilty pleasure. Meet Karen Betts, founder of HD Beauty Group and all-round industry guru…   Where is home?  A little village in Yorkshire called South Elmsall. I’ve lived here all…
Ask The Expert with The Made for Life Foundation " I want to be able to treat clients with cancer, what should I look for in a course that offers specialist training in this area?" Marc Innes from The Made for Life Foundation looks at some of the key considerations when choosing a course. A…

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 beauty, hair, holistic and sports therapies. We are a 'not for profit' organisation and our priorities are the well-being 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 enusre 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 helplinef or clients seeking best practice advice.

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