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Add it Up At first glance beauty and maths don’t naturally sit side by side on the timetable, in fact one has been labelled fluffy, the other boring, yet neither could be further from the truth. They are actually helpful, necessary and invaluable lessons we…
Government's Winter Economy Plan Today the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, gave details of his Winter Economy Plan - a package of measures which will become available once the furlough scheme comes to an end at the end of October. He explained that while the furlough scheme was the…
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…

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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