Who's looking out for your Mental Wellbeing? It’s par for the course to listen to your clients’ ups and downs but when you’re done for the day, how do you ensure you’re not getting weighed down by everyone else’s emotions? VITALITY Editor, Becci Vallis, look at what you can do and…
Let's Talk about Scars Editor of VITALITY Becci Vallis investigates the opening up of conversations around scarring and the advancements in treatments. Scars shouldn’t be seen as things to hide but like with anything that doesn’t fit the ‘norm’, it can cause…
BABTAC's Response to Licensing Consultation BABTAC responds to Government consultation for UK aesthetics license scheme The government has now closed its consultation period regarding the introduction of a new licensing scheme for aesthetic procedures in the UK. To further support 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 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 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 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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