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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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