Latest news concerning our business

Card Payments for pat testing prices

We now have a card reader for payments

We have offered card payments online for some time now and that proves to be a popular way to pay, but now we have a card reader that connects via an app. Through PayPal we can use our card reader to take your payment before we leave, meaning…
DRA PAT Testing is owned by Richard Ayre, Director for DRA Solutions limited

This caused surprise at my networking meeting

At my weekly breakfast networking event last week, we were talking generally about testing portable appliances, and how often people get PAT Testing done, as there were a few people there who felt it didn't need doing every year, well when I…
PAT Testing Network Accreditation

That's NOT PAT Testing

Have you heard about the PAT Testing Network's campaign to show customers what is NOT PAT Testing? The national standards organisation want to raise the profile of the PAT testing industry, illustrating the importance of good PAT testing…
the earliest photo of Richard Ayre doing a PAT Test

Celebrating 5 years

It's hard to believe I've been working for myself for 5 years now; in some respects it seems like only yesterday, and in others it feels like 20 years but in October 2009 I set up my sole-trader business DRA Electricals. At the time I was living…

Versatile PAT technology supports DRA Electrical growth plans

This article about us was published in the Seaward industry news issue 36 in August 2014. Versatile electrical safety testing instrumentation is helping a specialist UK PAT company to grow by putting the emphasis on an all round preventative…