ABT is the largest beauty and insurance membership provider in the UK, with over 9,000 active and insured business owners. ABT not only brings you a choice of fantastic insurance and membership packages tailored to your every need as well as a whole host of membership benefits such as Magazine Subscriptions, Free Trade Show Entry and Listings on our Website and much, much more.
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There are two types of membership available with BABTAC: those looking for insurance and those looking for a beneficial membership with a recognised organisation that offers access to discounts, training opportunities, industry advice and exclusive offers.
That way, whether you are a practicing professional or taking a career break, you can keep up to date with developments in the industry.
Individual practitioners who are therapists, hairdressers, holistic practitioners and specialists can enjoy the same level of benefits as salons and spas - simply select the right membership level for you.
The IPHM is run independently from any college or awarding body, and therefore will accept appropriately qualified therapists equally and fairly.
IPHM was set up to offer training providers and therapists alike whom offer a wide range of different therapies to be united under one umbrella as opposed to paying out for expensive specialist governing bodies for numerous therapies.
The International Guild of Complementary Therapists is the world-renowned body promoting and setting the standard for Holistic and Complementary Therapists and Course Providers. The IGCT logo serves as reassurance for anyone looking for a skilled complementary therapist or an accredited course in the various disciplines within the holistic sphere. All therapists and courses listed in the IGCT directory are approved personally by The Guild.
Vocational Training Charitable Trust (VTCT) is a specialist awarding and assessment organisation offering vocational and technical qualifications in a range of service sectors. With more than 2,000 approved centres worldwide, VTCT has an ever-expanding list of centres throughout the UK and Ireland, with a growing international presence.
Towergate Insurance can provide members of Next Step Beauty with a range of specialist health & beauty insurance policies which protect livelihoods, from Professional Indemnity to Cyber insurance.
Radius Beauty Therapist Insurance provides ultimate protection for your beauty business. We offer cover for a comprehensive list of treatments – including beauty, hair, nails and holistic practices. What’s more, we accept online qualifications! The policy is a fixed annual premium of £70 (plus IPT) – pay by card, and opt for interest-free monthly payments from only £6.50. Backed by one of the world’s largest and most respected insurance companies, our mobile sole trader policy covers you while working anywhere in the UK, providing up to £6m of cover.
We are experts in the development of insurance wordings for Health & Wellbeing Professionals. These wordings are, in our opinion, one of the widest available on market and include important features that other available, cheaper insurance packages may not include. Balens have always regarded claims support, quality cover and personal service as our main strengths.
When it comes to finding the right salon insurance policy it could be worthwhile looking online and getting a range of quotes from several insurance providers. Whilst many insurers may offer business insurance it may take a specialist provider that understands the way salon insurance works. This is where shopping to compare salon insurance could work best as it may identify the most appropriate insurance companies quicker.