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Drug and alcohol misuse at work – understanding the risk to your business

Featured in Insider Media – 14th March 2022
Barbara Wainwright, Workplace Company Trainer at AlphaBiolabs, looks at how workplace drug and alcohol testing can combat the detrimental effect of substance abuse on businesses.
Read more on insidermedia.com

Parents can test their children’s nail clippings for drugs and alcohol — new process

Featured in Daily Express – 2nd March 2022
Parents can now test their children’s nail clippings for signs of drug and alcohol use as the UK’s first at-home, ‘peace-of-mind’ nail test kit goes on sale for £199.
Read more on express.co.uk

Parents – test your children’s nail clippings for drugs or alcohol

Featured in Warrington Worldwide – 2nd March 2022
Worried parents will be able to test their children’s nail clippings for drug and alcohol consumption thanks to an at-home test from Warrington-based AlphaBiolabs.
Read more on warrington-worldwide.co.uk

AlphaBiolabs first for UKAS accreditation for prenatal paternity testing

Featured in Infolaw – 24th February 2022
AlphaBiolabs is celebrating after becoming the first UK testing laboratory to be awarded accreditation for its non-invasive prenatal paternity testing.
Read more on infolaw.co.uk

AlphaBiolabs accredited as demand for prenatal paternity testing soars

Featured in Family Law – 18th February 2022
Legal DNA testing provider AlphaBiolabs has become the first UK testing laboratory to be awarded accreditation for its non-invasive prenatal paternity testing
Read more on familylaw.co.uk

AlphaBiolabs first in UK to receive UKAS accreditation for prenatal paternity testing

Featured in Counsel Magazine – 14th February 2022
Leading legal DNA testing provider AlphaBiolabs has become the first UK testing laboratory to be awarded accreditation for its non-invasive prenatal paternity testing.
Read more on counselmagazine.co.uk

Alphabiolabs accredited as demand for prenatal paternity testing soars

Featured in New Law Journal – 10th February 2022
Legal DNA testing provider AlphaBiolabs has become the first UK testing laboratory to be awarded accreditation for its non-invasive prenatal paternity testing.
Read more on newlawjournal.co.uk

Alcohol tests: blood, hair, different types, what’s best and what can throw the results

Featured in Family Law – 9th February 2022
An individual’s drinking behaviour is an important factor in many family law cases, with a variety of measures used to test for chronic and excessive alcohol consumption
Read more on familylaw.co.uk

Local laboratory leads the way on prenatal paternity testing

Featured in Warrington Worldwide – 8th February 2022
Warrington-based DNA testing provider AlphaBiolabs is celebrating after becoming the first UK laboratory to be awarded accreditation for its non-invasive prenatal paternity testing.
Read more on warrington-worldwide.co.uk

Alcohol tests―blood, hair, different types, what’s best & what can throw the results

Featured in New Law Journal – 4th February 2022
An individual’s drinking behaviour is an important factor in many family law cases, with a variety of measures used to test for chronic and excessive alcohol consumption
Read more on newlawjournal.co.uk

Blood alcohol testing: how PEth is leading the way

Featured in Family Law Week – 31st January 2022
Harriet Challenger, Laboratory Manager (Toxicology) at AlphaBiolabs, breaks down what you need to know about Phosphatidylethanol (PEth) testing and how this – combined with EtG and EtPa hair testing – can give the most conclusive insight into an individual’s drinking behaviour.

Read more on familylawweek.co.uk

Blood alcohol testing: How PEth is leading the way

Featured in New Law Journal – 28th January 2022
What you need to know about Phosphatidylethanol (PEth) testing and how to get the most conclusive insight into an individual’s drinking behaviour.

Read more on newlawjournal.co.uk

Worrying Rise in Workplace Drug Use

Featured in The HR Director – 21st January 2022
Employers are being advised on the importance of workplace drug testing after the number of drug tests returning positive rose by 54 per cent compared to pre-pandemic levels.

Read more on thehrdirector.com

Workplace drug use on the rise

Featured in HR News – 19th January 2022
Leading workplace drug, alcohol, and Covid-19 testing provider AlphaBiolabs is advising employers on the importance of workplace drug testing after the number of drug tests returning positive rose by 54 per cent compared to pre-pandemic levels.

Read more on hrnews.co.uk

Blood alcohol testing: how PEth is leading the way

Featured in Counsel Magazine – 19th January 2022
Harriet Challenger explains what you need to know about Phosphatidylethanol (PEth) testing and how to get the most conclusive insight into an individual’s drinking behaviour.

Read more on counselmagazine.co.uk

“Shocking rise” in workplace drug use since pandemic

Featured in Warrington Worldwide – 18th January 2022
Warrington-headquartered drug, alcohol, and Covid-19 testing provider AlphaBiolabs says the number of workplace drug tests returning positive has risen by 54 per cent compared to pre-pandemic levels.

Read more on warrington-worldwide.co.uk

Workplace drug use on the rise

Featured in Health & Safety Matters – 17th January 2022
Workplace drug, alcohol, and Covid-19 testing provider AlphaBiolabs is advising employers on the importance of workplace drug testing after the number of drug tests returning positive rose by 54 per cent compared to pre-pandemic levels.

Read more on hsmsearch.com

Drug use, especially painkillers, has risen during pandemic

Featured in Occupational Health & Wellbeing Plus – 17th January 2022
The pandemic has led to employees using drugs more, especially painkillers and opiates, a drug testing firm has warned.

Read more on personneltoday.com

Drug use, especially painkillers, increased during the pandemic

Featured in London News Today – 17th January 2022
Pandemics are causing employees to use more drugs, especially painkillers and narcotics, drug testing companies warn.

Read more on londonnewstime.com

AlphaBiolabs in Westbrook supports Trussell Trust food banks

Featured in Warrington Guardian – 5th January 2022
Vulnerable families across the country will benefit from generous support by a Warrington firm. Westbrook-headquartered AlphaBiolabs has donated £100 per day for 11 days to 11 Trussell Trust food banks across the UK.
Read more on warringtonguardian.co.uk

AlphaBiolabs supports vulnerable families this Christmas

Featured in Warrington Worldwide – 24th December 2021
Warrington-headquartered AlphaBiolabs has extended its support to vulnerable families this Christmas with a series of fundraising initiatives.
Read more on warrington-worldwide.co.uk

AlphaBiolabs extends support to vulnerable families in crisis

Featured in Family Law – 16th December 2021
AlphaBiolabs are extending their support to vulnerable families once again this Christmas. Through their work providing DNA, drug and alcohol testing services, the company have regular contact with many people who are undergoing legal or court-instructed DNA, drug or alcohol testing, and are struggling with some aspects of daily life.

Read more on familylaw.co.uk

AlphaBiolabs extends support to vulnerable families in crisis

Featured in Counsel Magazine – 14th December 2021
AlphaBiolabs is extending its support to vulnerable families once again this Christmas. Through its work providing DNA, drug and alcohol testing services, the company has regular contact with many people who are undergoing legal or court-instructed DNA, drug or alcohol testing, and are struggling with some aspects of daily life.

Read more on counselmagazine.co.uk

The 12 Days of Christmas with AlphaBiolabs

Featured in Infolaw – 6th December 2021
AlphaBiolabs are extending their support to vulnerable families once again this Christmas. Through their work providing DNA, drug and alcohol testing services, the company have regular contact with many people who are undergoing legal or court-instructed DNA, drug or alcohol testing, and are struggling with some aspects of daily life.

Read more on infolaw.co.uk

AlphaBiolabs purchases office building at Lingley Mere

Featured in Warrington Guardian – 12th September 2021
AlphaBiolabs, which is currently based in Westbrook, has completed the acquisition of the 10,817sq ft ‘modern’ building neighbouring United Utilities’ headquarters.

Read more on warringtonguardian.co.uk

Medical testing firm expands in Warrington

Featured in North West Place – 9th September 2021
AlphaBiolabs, the company best known for conducting the paternity tests for “The Jeremy Kyle Show,” has taken 11,000 sq ft at Lingley Mere Business Park in Warrington.

Read more on placenorthwest.co.uk

Warrington laboratory testing company donates to four chosen charities

Featured in In Your Area – 2nd September 2021
Following the launch of its Giving Back campaign earlier this year, a laboratory testing specialist has announced its first round of donations to four UK charities that support some of the country’s most vulnerable children and families.

Read more on inyourarea.co.uk

AlphaBiolabs’ Giving Back campaign raises over £9,000 in first three months for charities working with vulnerable children and families

Featured in Family Law – 12th August 2021
Following the launch of AlphaBiolabs’ Giving Back campaign earlier this year, the award-winning testing laboratory is delighted to announce its first round of donations to four UK charities that support some of the country’s most vulnerable children and families.

Read more on familylaw.co.uk

NYAS benefits from donations from Giving Back campaign

Featured in Birkenhead News – 3rd August 2021
Following the launch of its Giving Back campaign earlier this year, a testing laboratory has announced its first round of donations to four UK charities that support some of the country’s most vulnerable children and families.

Read more on birkenhead.news

Forget Jeremy Kyle, Home Bargains is selling DNA testing kits for £5

Featured in Birmingham Live – 25th June 2021
Home Bargains is selling a DNA testing kit for those at home to determine who they’re related to. The now defunct Jeremy Kyle show would often have these tests at the heart of their show, exposing who ‘the real dad’ is or reunited siblings and family that had been long lost.

Read more on birminghammail.co.uk 

AlphaBiolabs Westbrook invests in crucial Covid services

Featured in Warrington Guardian – 7th June 2021
A laboratory based in Westbrook has invested heavily in its Covid services to offer crucial technology found in only a handful of other places across the country.

Read more on warringtonguardian.co.uk 

Drug use rises as lockdowns take toll on British workers

Featured in The Times – 5th June 2021
British workers are taking more cocaine, cannabis and Ecstasy than before the pandemic, drug testing laboratories have told The Times.

Read more on thetimes.co.uk 

AlphaBiolabs launch Giving Back charity campaign

Featured in New Law Journal – 3rd June 2021
There’s no doubt that the coronavirus pandemic has had an impact on every section of society. Sadly, some of the more damaging consequences have been seen in the UK’s most vulnerable families and communities.

Read more on newlawjournal.co.uk 

Lab service investing £3m to ramp up capacity as COVID-19 testing soars

Featured in The Business Desk – 3rd June 2021
Warrington-based AlphaBiolabs is investing £3m in its operations to increase capacity to meet demand for PCR testing round the clock.

Read more on thebusinessdesk.com 

Keeping your workforce Covid-free

Featured in Logistics Manager – 25th January 2021
As businesses across the country continue to adapt to the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic, regular Covid-19 testing is vital to keep workplaces and workforces safe and operational.

Read more on logisticsmanager.com 

AlphaBiolabs Westbrook launches 12 Days of Christmas scheme

Featured in Warrington Guardian – 8th December 2020
The laboratory testing specialist that devised a kit which can detect coronavirus in minutes is looking to give back to the community this Christmas.

Read more on warringtonguardian.co.uk 

AlphaBiolabs to expand at Sci-Tech Daresbury and recruit 12 scientists to meet Covid-19 test demand

Featured in BusinessLive – 8th September 2020
AlphaBiolabs said it is investing an initial £520,000 in equipment for the new labs, with the figure to rise to more than £2.5m over the next year.

Read more on business-live.co.uk 

AlphaBiolabs invests £400,000 and recruits more staff as child protection cases surge

Featured in BusinessLive – 29th June 2020
To meet the increase in demand, AlphaBiolabs has invested in new biological safety cabinets, toxicology analysis instrumentation and personal protection equipment (PPE) for laboratory staff and sample collectors

Read more on business-live.co.uk