All the accessories of the company name and the designation of the contact person must be provided. If you know the name of the contact person, his/her name and surname must be included in the greeting.The salutation ‘Mr(.)’ is used for a man, while ‘Ms(.)’ is used for a woman.In the indent style the sender’s address, if not given in the letterhead, appears at the top right-hand corner with the date below it.
Since the first edition of was written, the personal computer has replaced the typewriter.
This has had an impact on not only formatting, layout and editing but also the method of communicating written information itself.
The one recommended by the Canadian government’s Treasury Board for administrative correspondence is the block style.
(The Board recognizes that the full block style may not be suitable for all types of correspondence.) In it all lines begin flush with the left margin, including the sender’s address, the date, the complimentary close and the signature, as illustrated in the example found in section 10.26 Model letter.
With all the new technology of today, the golden age of handwritten letters may be past.