March 12, 2021

What spacing should you use when writing a report?

What spacing should you use when writing a report?

Fonts and Spacing In general, use a ‘serif’ font (such as ‘Times New Roman’). They are more comfortable to read. Fonts should be a minimum of 12 point and 1.5 line spacing is recommended unless otherwise specified. Titles and headings may be in a bold ‘sans serif’ font (such as ‘Ariel’).

What is formal and informal reporting?

Formal and informal reports are the two most common types of business reports. When a report is highly structured and is relatively long in size, it is called a formal report. On the other hand, when a report is less structured and is short in size, it is called an informal report.

What is the difference between formal and informal report writing?

Informal reports are usually short, one to three pages, with no need for prefatory parts, are informational, include no or limited research, use a direct approach and personal language. The formal report’s introduction will include the problem and the purpose of the report, before presenting the research.