Friends first dating agency
It would be a shame to pay for something and not find anyone locally or anyone at all that would be of interest.
One woman who is no stranger to the various pitfalls of dating services is Aileen Edwards, a 61-year-old health worker who cares for dementia sufferers. In her spare time she enjoys theatre, swimming and the great outdoors.
In the meantime, she contacted the Citizens Advice Bureau, which provided some information on her consumer rights.
Searchmate has disputed Aileen’s claims and said it had not received any correspondence from her after the letter was sent in November.
Last year, 7.1 million single Britons looked for a partner online, 800,000 more than in 2011, when, according to uk, there were 6.3 million.
But despite the significant increase in the number of daters, total revenue for the UK dating industry is falling, meaning firms are making less money per head.
In the two years between 20 alone, revenue dropped by £9m from £168m to £159m.
He didn’t hesitate to pay the £180 for 12 months’ membership as pretty much everyone he’d seen so far he would have gone on a date with, so there seemed to be a lot of potential for meeting someone special.
But when he paid the money and logged back on, he was crushed to discover that not a single one of the profiles he’d been shown could be contacted.
Online dating scams: new tricks that fleece victims of an average '£9,589' But in November last year, Aileen felt a growing sense of disappointment as five months had passed and she had yet to meet any men.