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A Demand for more Diversity Like it or not there are undertones of unconscious bias within the beauty industry and it needs to be tackled in the classroom, so everyone feels welcome in the treatment room.  2020 will be remembered for two things – Covid-19 and…
Goverment's Response to Rising COVID Cases While the government updates continue to vary for England and all the Devolved Nations, one thing is certain, daily cases are on the rise throughout the UK. In order to ensure we all do our bit to keep businesses open (and get those who still cannot…
CEIH & IoL Cosmetic Treatments Reports Released The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) and Institute of Licensing (IoL) released two reports on the 2nd September regarding the regulation of cosmetic treatments. The first report brings together information on the prevalence, public…

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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