Relevant Information Relevant accurate data is alone included in the report. Research The driving force behind a thorough business report is solid research. Reports are also written in past forms.
The number of reports should be kept as minimum as possible.
In case the reports are of regular nature, it is preferable to get language more or less standardized. If so, corrective controllable actions may be taken by the appropriate level of authority.
This allows a reader to flip right to the information he needs, without having to search through the entire report.
Usually a report is written for a limited number of audiences and the need of the audience is always kept in mind.