This means you’ll be able to approach non-paying members and they can respond without having to upgrade, giving you a great head start against any competition.Short term contracts are a bit expensive, but longer contracts provide good savings and are very affordable.Telegraph Dating provides a safe, secure and anonymous way to find and communicate with people of your choice.

You can view other people's profiles by searching the site and, in turn, they can view your profile.

When you find someone that interests you, you can send a message via the site to their username.

If you wish to communicate with members you have one of two options: upgrade your account, or wait patiently.

Upgrading allows you to send and receive unlimited messages, but there’s also an additional option to upgrade so that all members can reply to your messages for free.

Matching is pretty effective on , as you can clearly see how closely matched to another member you are (with the site even offering a percentage to show your suitability).

You can view your closest matches or, if you’ve exhausted that list, you can opt to perform a search.

This means that your matches are based on much more than their physical looks, and you can even ascribe importance to certain personal qualities.

For example, if you think that income is particularly important, you can make this apparent and the system takes it into account when matching you to other members.

Whilst Telegraph Dating isn’t exclusively for professionals, we felt that it had a high proportion of highly educated, professional people and higher-earners, making it a good option for anyone interested in dating like-minded professionals in the UK.

Whilst its features are somewhat limited, its very detailed profiles mean that you have plenty of opportunity to express yourself and describe who you’re looking for.

Telegraph Dating is affiliated with The Telegraph, a well-known UK newspaper and news source.