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BABTAC & CIBTAC Awards 2019 The BABTAC and CIBTAC Awards are always a glamorous event, with tickets sold out every year and more and more members entering this prestigious event to raise the profile of their business and showcase their skills. Our 2019 awards will be held in…
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. Here, multiple award winner-turned-judge and BABTAC Expert in business, Susan…
New Alliance supports self-regulation bid; beauty and hair associations align As part of a combined effort to establish mandatory self-regulation for the beauty and hairdressing industries, the British Association of Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology (BABTAC) and The Hair and Barber Council (HBC) have aligned to work towards the…

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 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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