Anglia DNA Services is celebrating its 10th Anniversary, founded
in 2004, by Dr Thomas Haizel.
was to provide a suite of specialist scientific testing services, DNA, Drug & Alcohol for law firms,
industry workers and private clients.
just two years in business, in 2006, Anglia DNA achieved its first strategic
goal by gaining access to the legal paternity testing market after receiving
accreditation from the United Kingdom Accreditation Services (UKAS)* and the
Ministry of Justice to undertake testing for use in courts. Achieving this
‘gold standard’ accreditation set Anglia DNA apart from other DNA testing
companies, acknowledging them as one of only nine UK
laboratories able to provide DNA tests for UK courts of law.
years later, in 2008 Anglia DNA took its first steps in creating its consumer
product; AssureDNA, which would become the UK’s first ‘off-the-shelf’ peace of
mind paternity testing kit. Boots plc signed Assure DNA and in 2011 it was
officially launched onto the high street stores and onto Boots.com.
next major development was to extend its scientific testing by designing and
planning a drug and alcohol testing service for the legal sector. After
conducting extensive market research, the company used the valuable opinions of
their established DNA testing clients to assist them in designing their
comprehensive drug and alcohol laboratory which holds accreditation for a range
of drug tests. This service has now been
expanded into ‘work place testing’ under the Claritest banner.
the 10 years, customer satisfaction has been at the heart of Anglia DNA’s
priorities with services tailored to suit their client’s needs. Sampling
appointments are arranged on the client’s behalf, using the extensive network
of samplers nationwide, who work around the timetables and locations of their
clients, collecting samples from anywhere in the UK. Each case is assigned to a
dedicated Client Services Team member from start to finish and clients have
access to the laboratory’s scientist’s should they need to ask technical
celebrate its tenth year working in the industry, Anglia DNA is planning a
series of events for the months to come and kicked off the year with a 10%
discount on any clients first test of 2014.