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Updated Guidance for Close Contact Services Due to concerns over the new Omicron variant of COVID the government have re-introduced a few measures as a precaution until they are able to better assess the impact of this new variant and its transmissibility. This does impact our industry in…
Sustainability in Beauty COP26 has been the main focus for the world over the past few weeks and there is no doubt sustainability and environmental concerns impact our sector as much, if not more, than some other industries. While the impact will undoubtedly fall largely on…
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,…

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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