It is becoming more and more apparent that there are numerous sites out there that promise high quality essay writing services, but ultimately they are trying to scam you.
Here at 15 Writers, we want to make sure that it does not happen to you, so please follow our step-by-step guide on how to spot a scam website and how to know what ones to avoid:
1. Is the company registered in the UK?
This is very important, companies can say they are UK based, but unless they are registered to Companies House (an official government website), then they cannot be UK based.
Being based in the UK, means that you are automatically protected by UK consumer Laws, and this gives you a lot more power if something was to go wrong and you did not receive what you paid for.
Our company name is Applied Research Consulting and our company number is 11712267. Check us out at Companies House.
2. Do they have a UK bank account?
It is very difficult for non UK based companies to get a UK bank account, therefore if they have one it is a safe bet that they will be here in the UK.
See below for 15 Writers bank details:
Applied Research Consulting
Sort Code: 309897
3. Do they have a UK landline number?
It is easy to get a UK number and have it redirected to another line, therefore make sure that the dial tone sounds normal for an UK number.
Speak to the customer service team, are they native English speakers?
You can even ask them some questions regarding the place where their office is based.
Are their contact details clearly shown on the website?
Another sign of a legitimate company is that their contact details are easy to find, this means they have nothing to hide.
You can contact 15 Writers on 0203 9500 830, we have a great customer service team located in London and we would love to talk to you!
4. Does the website have any spelling or grammar mistakes?
If the company website has mistakes, then it will most likely mean your paper will also have spelling and grammar issues. Look through the website and if anything does not sound like correct English, then it is probably best to look elsewhere.
You can check our website and see for yourself that there are no spelling or grammar errors.
5. Is the price too cheap?
If the price is too cheap, then there is probably a reason for this. Running a company outside the UK can be cheaper, and hiring writers without experience or degrees from the UK can also be cheaper. If the price is too good to be true, then it normally is!
For 15 Writers price equals quality. You always get exactly what you have paid for, and we do not make compromises in selecting only the best industry professionals to work on your order. Our industry-leading guarantees demonstrate the quality of the services we render and our confidence in your satisfaction.
6. Have you read samples of the writer’s work?
This can be a great sign to understand if the company is legitimate and have experienced English speaking writers.
At 15 Writers, we have a profile for each writer along with a sample paper. You can easily find more information about our team of expert writers.
7. Have you read the Terms and conditions and understood them?
Reading terms and conditions can sometimes be a little daunting, with the use of complicated language and words you do not understand the meaning of. However, it is incredibly important to read these as scam companies can hide information in there, such as, reselling your paper and giving your contact details to third parties. This is why you need to check these before you place your order.