About Us

Whether you work from home, mobile or a salon location, Associated Beauty Therapists completely undersands your business and treatment portfolio. With a specialist understanding of the sector, staff that have previously worked in the industry and a dedicated team of professionals with over 50 years of beauty market experience, we work tirelessly to protect your business.

Welcome to Associated Beauty Therapists (ABT)

ABT are specialists – we understand your business, treatment ranges, product queries, clients and frustrations that can arise. Established in 2007, ABT has been successfully offering insurance solutions for individual therapists, hairdressers, salon owners and students working in the beauty, hair and complementary therapy sectors.

We are the trusted name in this specialist insurance and membership field, with over 18,000 active happy members. We offer benefits including £6 million Professional Liability Insurance, £6 million Public Liability Insurance, £6 million Product Liability Insurance, £6 million Medical Malpractice/Treatment Risk Insurance as standard.

Not only do we communicate with Government where required on behalf of our members, we also work with a vast majority of industry suppliers to bring you new product information, launches, information and exclusive offers to your inbox regularly.

In addition, ABT provides comprehensive business support to our industry, operates industry news sites, publishes magazines, runs events, supports training and offers accreditation.

We also pride ourselves on working with market-leading beauty trade publications, Scratch Magazine and Guild News, alongside partnering with online news desk BeautyandHairdressing.co.uk.

What’s more, our experience in the beauty and hair sectors means we can offer salons, training providers and industry suppliers a broad range of marketing services through our in-house brand and design team.

Let us look after you, so you can look after your clients.

Membership Benefits

Whether you work from home, mobile or a salon location, Associated Beauty Therapists completely understands your business and treatment portfolio. With a specialist understanding of the sector, staff that have previously worked in the industry and a dedicated team of professionals with over 50 years of beauty market experience, we work tirelessly to protect your business. ABT is the largest beauty and insurance membership provider in the UK, with over 18,000 active and insured business owners.
Industry Specific Insurance
Our insurance package has been designed specific to the Beauty, Nails, Hair and Complementary markets and is provided through Zurich Insurance plc. Our insurance includes £6 Million Professional, Product & Public Liability
Scratch Magazine
Annual subscription to the UK’s leading nail magazine available to Nails, Tanning & Make-Up insurance customers only (worth £39).
Guild News
Annual subscription to the UK’s leading beauty trade magazine available to Beauty Therapist Insurance and Salon Insurance customers only (worth £37).
DAS Legal Advice
Whether you are having a dispute with your employer or need advice on a consumer issue, the specialists at DAS can provide practical advice, suggest next steps and guide you through the legal process. Exclusively at beautyandhairdressing.co.uk
Free Web Listings
Free Website Listing to drive personal consumer leads to your salon with our new and innovative system.
Membership Helpline
As industry specialists, you can get in touch with your questions and queries via our website, UK based call centre, social media or meet us in person at a trade show.
CPD Courses
Free CPD courses in line with regional trends delivered up to 4 times a year at various trade shows. Keep up to date via beautyandhairdresssing.co.uk for news, features, training and videos, exclusively for ABT members.
International Representation
We work across all the major geographical territories, meaning we understand the underlying drivers in beauty markets.
Exclusive Member Discounts
Save £100's with ABT's twice-monthly newsletters offering broad market trends, strategy and exclusive member discounts from industry-leading brands.
Exclusive VIP Trade show entry
Free access to the UK and Ireland’s leading trade shows throughout the year.
We Are In Touch
beautyandhairdressing.co.uk is ABT's unique website delivering up to date Beauty, Hairdressing, Industry and Lifestyle news. Designated member areas offer tailored benefits, discounts and unique content.
Personalised Membership Portal
Your very own personalised membership portal where you can climb from blue to beyond and earn points and rewards along the way. A safe place where you can check your insurance details, documentation, make amendments to your details plus receive industry specific announcements and discounts. It is here you can utilise our ‘Find the Nearest’ marketing tools as well.
The UK's leading membership & insurance provider

Over £1.5 Million

Worth of Claims Made

Over 1,000

Accredited Companies

Over 98%*

Member Satisfaction

Over 18,000

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