Sue Robb of 4Children talks to Julie Laughton and Alison Britton from the Department for Education about the role of childminders in delivering the 30 hours free entitlement.
AlphaBiolabs is an award-winning laboratory with 15 years’ experience in providing testing solutions to members of the public, the legal profession and businesses across all sectors.
The Warrington-based company is UKAS accredited and is specialised in providing legally-approved DNA, drug and alcohol testing services to solicitors, courts and councils. Its rapid testing turnaround times are regularly used by social workers and child protection teams across the UK. All testing is performed in-house: no samples are sent abroad.
AlphaBiolabs’ drug and alcohol testing can be customised to specific workplace requirements. It can help you design and implement a drug and alcohol testing policy. State-of-the-art techniques can provide an accurate historical record of substance misuse. Rapid sample screening on-site offers immediate results and laboratory confirmations can be same day, if required, to confirm a wide range of drugs and their metabolites. AlphaBiolabs also provides training and equipment so customers can enforce their own strategies for tackling substance misuse on site.
Ten nationwide Walk-in Centres facilitate access to AlphaBiolabs’ testing services and provide convenient sites for sample collections. The company also has a UK-wide collection service that can take samples from any address, with full chain of custody.