BTEC Business Unit 4 Assignment 1

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BTEC Business Unit 4 Assignment 1
General Description Of Method
Written /
Non Written
Electronic /
Non Electronic
Consider communication skills
Consider communication skills
Is it suitable for
An external purpose. They can be informal or formal. Written document sent through the post. Received by an individual or group.
Non electronic but it can also be electronic using a word processor on a computer, but it can also be hand written but it has to always be sent by post or non electronically.
-When a business sends a letter the letter can be kept as evidence if needed unless the recipient throws it out.

-When a business sends a letter it can make the business seem more professional that and e-mail might not.

-A letter can be sent anywhere in the world and to anyone that needs to read it.

-It can contain detailed information such as figures.

-It can be a lot easier to know a fake letter from a real one where as an email can be easy to fake.
-It can take a lot of time to write and get the letter delivered to the recipient.

-It is bad for the environment because its means you’re cutting down trees and will add to global warming. It would be a lot more eco-friendly to send e-mails.

-The letter can be out of date by the time the recipient receives it because it takes a lot longer to deliver.

-A single letter could be cheap to send but when a business needs to send hundreds of letters it can become very costly.
For the most part it would be suitable to the majority of people, but a letter wouldn’t be suitable to blind people, children and people with little business knowledge who wouldn’t know a lot of the jargon.
It also isn’t suitable to send an English letter to someone from a different ethnicity who cannot speak English. It wouldn’t be suitable for people with hearing impairment or if they are deaf.
A possible adaption for the blind is

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