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UK changes leading into the Festive Season The Prime Minister announced yesterday that the England lockdown will come to an end on the 2nd December. It has been confirmed to us by BEIS that personal services, including all hair and beauty, will be able to reopen under…
Changing Levels in Scotland First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced today that while Scotland will remain on a levels system for now, without a complete lockdown, some areas will move to level 4 from 6pm on Friday the 20th November and remain in place for 3 weeks until Friday…
Hair & Beauty stand United At midday today a joint letter written by the top industry bodies in our sector (including BABTAC) was sent out to The Prime Minister, Chancellor, Secretary of State and Michael Gove. The letter was sent to make a clear and evidence-based case…

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, 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 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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