GUIDELINES

  1. Express your desire to create an appointment with the recipient.
  2. Explain the purpose of such an appointment.
  3. Perhaps suggest an appointment schedule or ask when such an appointment would be possible, depending on which is more appropriate for the particular case.
  4. End on a expectant and positive tone.

SAMPLE LETTER

[Senders Name]
[Address line]
[State, ZIP Code]

[Letter Date]

[Recipients Name]
[Address line]
[State, ZIP Code]

[Subject: Normally bold, summarizes the intention of the letter] -Optional-


Dear [Recipients Name],

I am writing to you to ask for an appointment sometime around the first week of March. I wish to discuss with you some developments which have arisen from the project that my team and I have been working on, and I would highly appreciate your opinions on the matter at hand.

Perhaps I could suggest that we hold the meeting on Thursday, March 3 at 5:00 pm?

I am looking forward to your positive response to this matter.

Sincerely,

[Senders Name]
[Senders Title] -Optional-

[Enclosures: number] - Optional -
cc: [Name of copy recipient] - Optional -

Sample letter requesting an appointment. Sample letter.

Further things to consider when writing appointment letters to business partners

Appointment Letters

Appointment letters are letters issued after offer letters as a guarantee of the given position or job in the company. In other words, appointment letters are legally binding documents that confirm that the company has offered the job or position to an employee and that he/she has accepted the terms in exchange for a salary. These letters confirm the details of the said position and the start date. Appointment letters are used to give details of what is expected of new employees and the roles they will play in the company.

Appointment letters must provide all the information necessary for employees to start working for the company. They should follow a basic outline to prevent any future discrepancies between the employer and the employees. Appointment letters ultimately serve as a contract, so remember to write formally stating the company's terms and conditions of employment. Express your interest and desire to appoint the reader as your employee. State all the important details including what the position or job entails and every detail surrounding it. Date and reference the letter properly for easy identification. At the end of the letter, remember to include the appropriate signature and contact information.

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.

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