- You should write a memo skillfully to dispel any rumors. This note will stop false speculations and build a trusted relationship with your subordinates. But you should avoid using an accusatory and a watchdog kind of tone.
- Refer to the rumor.
- Dismiss the false information. Provide facts.
- Tell the readers that business is going on as usual.
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[Subject: Normally bold, summarizes the intention of the letter] -Optional-
Dear [Recipients Name],
It has come to our attention that the current worldwide economic crisis and all the news that has come with it, specifically from other companies, have caused a certain degree of alarm among our employees. This situation was perhaps aggravated by the austerity measures we have started observing for the past couple of months. While management understands your concerns, please be assured that XYZ Consulting is not about to go down anytime soon. We will not be laying off people, either. In fact, thanks to your hard work, we have managed not only to stay afloat but also to grow by 5% in the last quarter alone. Thank you very much for all of your efforts!
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cc: [Name of copy recipient] - Optional -
Response letter to answer rumors of a company going bankrupt.
Further things to consider when writing response letters to business partners
Response letters are letters written to provide answers or information requested in letters of inquiry. The main purpose of such letters is to satisfy the recipient with an action that fulfills his/her request. A response letter can be used to respond to a query about company's products and services or just to respond to a complaint. It makes the recipient feel valued and helps maintain strong relationships between the parties involved. A response letter also gives you an opportunity to clear up any misunderstandings with the recipient or ask questions. Response letters should be sent promptly, and all issues must be addressed courteously (even those that seem irrelevant).
When writing response letters, it is advisable to keep the message short and to the point, taking into account that the recipient may lack your expertise. Make sure to address the letter to the person who made the inquiry and mention that this is a response to that inquiry. Maintain a positive tone even if the letter contains negative information. Make your response as clear as possible. If you are responding to multiple questions, for instance, consider putting your answers in bullet form. Close by offering to give further assistance.
Letters to Business Partners
Letters to business partners are letters you write to people with whom you have some degree of involvement with their business dealings. A business partnership is a legal relationship formed when two or more people agree to run a business together are co-owners. When you make such a partnership, you need to write a letter to your business partners to convey your message clearly and strongly, and to keep a legal record of the partnership. The letter should be formal and must contain the partnership offer, names of all the business partners, and the terms and conditions of the partnership.
Letters to business partners should be written with a professional tone. They should conform to all the accepted business letters standards. State the purpose of the letter. Give all the necessary details regarding the partnership as outlined in the contract. Include the name and title of the recipient. Employ the appropriate formal salutations and closings. State the date clearly and mention any document that is enclosed with the letter. Close the letter on a positive note and sign it off with your name and title. Letters to business partners should be printed on the company's letterhead.