Partners

BABTAC

The British Association of Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology (BABTAC), established in 1977 is one of the UK’s leading membership and insurance provider for therapists. As a not-for-profit company we represent and support qualified professionals working in the hair and beauty…

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British Beauty Council

The British Beauty Council was founded to represent the voices, opinions and needs of the British beauty industry – from hairdressing to cosmetics, cosmetic surgery, therapy and spa; in education and training; and from formulation to manufacture, supply, logistics packaging,…

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CEW UK

Founded in 1992 in the United Kingdom, CEW is a global membership organisation with more than 10,500 individual members worldwide who share a singular passion; the beauty industry. Our membership represents a cross-section of the entire industry including brands, retailers,…

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City & Guilds

We are a global leader in skills development, providing services to training providers, employers, and trainees across a variety of sectors to meet the needs of today’s workplace. Our qualifications and apprenticeships are valued by employers across the world, helping…

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Federation of Holistic Therapists (FHT)

Established in 1962, FHT is the largest professional association for complementary, holistic beauty and sports therapists, as well as those starting out or teaching in this exciting and growing industry. We provide practical support to our members and protect the…

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Habia

Habia is recognised by government as the Standard Setting Body (SSB) for the hair, beauty, nails, spa and aesthetic sectors. For more than thirty years we have been developing national standards that form the basis of qualifications across the UK….

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Hair & Beauty Charity

Hair and Beauty Charity is dedicated to helping hair and beauty professionals in need. With roots going back to 1836, the official industry charity offers financial support to individuals and their families facing difficult times due to unforeseen circumstances such…

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Hair and Barber Council

Set up by an Act of Parliament in 1964, the Hair and Barber Council enables hairdressers to apply to become State Registered. But while state registration is mandatory for many professions, hairdressers can register voluntarily. The Hair and Barber Council…

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hairFED

The hairFED sit with the MHFED as the chair for both Hairdressing and Barbering with City&Guilds of London as our official partner. The hairFED is the womens division of the group and are a collective of educators who have over…

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iTEC

iTEC has a close working partnership with over 650 approved centres worldwide and has offices in the U.K., South Africa and Asia Pacific and representation in Ireland and the United States of America. iTEC offers centres and learners high-quality, regulated…

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Mhfed

The Mhfed are a non profit making organisation that work closely with City and Guilds with standards throughout our industry. We specialise in online step by step video resources and deliver City and Guild Accredited Qualifications in Barbering at entry…

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PHAB Service Stars

PHAB Service Stars are described by many as the Michelin Stars of the Beauty & Nail Industry. They are designed to recognise and promote to consumers in the UK and Ireland, the very best nail technicians and beauty therapists, thereby…

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Scratch magazine

Scratch is the world’s leading magazine for nail professionals; packed with business news, step-by-steps, marketing tips, expert columnists, info about industry changes & so much more. Presenting information to inform, inspire & educate in a glossy, bold format, Scratch is…

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The Federation of Nail Professionals

The Federation of Nail Professionals is a new not for profit organisation dedicated entirely to the Nail Industry. The FNP will lead the way in ensuring that standards in nail education are raised, and amongst numerous other benefits, that you…

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VTCT

VTCT (Vocational Training Charitable Trust) is the UK market-leading specialist-awarding organisation for the Hairdressing, Beauty Therapy and Complementary Therapies sectors. VTCT has over 1,600 approved centres globally, and offers vocational and technical qualifications in a range of service sectors in…

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