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What a Labour Win means for Beauty With Labour winning a landslide majority in this week’s election, and as long-standing government consultants and advisors on issues pertaining to our industry, the British Association of Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology (BABTAC) has assessed the new…
Money Matters - Let's Talk about Tax From when you need to start paying VAT to whether you should outsource your beauty bookkeeping, Ria-Jaine Lincoln, aka The Beauty Accountant answers all of your burning questions' It doesn’t matter if you’re self-employed, have a small number of…
Dermalogica launches BABTAC & CIBTAC Patron Rising Star Award Dermalogica is proud to be the first BABTAC patron to announce the launch of the newest award at the upcoming 2024 BABTAC & CIBTAC awards to recognise the emerging and aspiring talents that are making a real impact on their clients and industry. As…

Who are BABTAC?

UK's Premier Beauty Membership Association 

Established in Gloucester in 1977, the British Association of Beauty Therapy & Cosmetology (BABTAC) is the premier UK membership association providing benefits and arranging insurance 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 BenefitHub; BABTAC Good Practice Guides, which is supplied to all of our members and are full of good practice advice. Vitality Magazine, BABTAC's quarterly 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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