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Beauty Salons to Open 13th July - but with Restrictions Oliver Dowden, Secretary of Culture, Media and Sport today announced that beauty salons and beauty professionals in England will be allowed to return to work on Monday 13th July - but with restrictions. BABTAC, The British Beauty Council and…
COVID19 Impact Survey  Your facts and views are so important for evidencing the impact of COVID19 on our industry! We are so well aware of the dire impact this pandemic has had on our members and the industry at large and would like to gather some urgent important…
Open Letter to Government After the announcement in the House of Commons on Tuesday the 23rd of June by the Prime Minister that only Hairdressers and Barbers could return to work on the 4th July in England, there has understandably been plenty of frustration and confusion…

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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