When it comes to important work, it should escort it with Basmalah, ie Bismillahi or Bismillahirrahmanirrahim. His wisdom, as a form of isti'anah (asking for help) to Allah SWT and begging for blessings from Him.
The majority of scholars believe that it is recommended and recommended to read Bismillah when it comes to important matters.
In the book al-Mausu'ah Al-Fiqhiyyah (8/92) mentioned, "The majority of the jurists' agree that tasmiyyah (reading Bismillah) is prescribed on important matters; worship or otherwise ".
This conclusion is based on the hadith of the Prophet, "Every important thing that does not begin with Bismillah then it is disconnected."
In another editorial, "Every important thing that does not begin with Bismillahirrahmanirrahim, then he will be disconnected." (Ibn Hibban and others)
The meaning of disconnection is not to give good results or decrease the barakahnya. Allah SWT has started His Book with Basmalah. Prophet Solomon 'Alaihis Salam also began his letter to Queen Bilqis with Basmalah.
Allah Ta'ala said, "The letter is from Sulaiman and indeed it is: In the name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful." (QS Al-Naml: 30)
The Prophet also began his letter to King Heraklius with Basmalah. He sallallaahu 'alaihi wasallam opened his sermon by praising Allah and praising him. What are the recommended things to start with Basmalah? Any matter or business that has valuable value in the human side; including purification, eating, drinking, entrance, driving, Jima 'husband and wife, sleeping, and so on.
All that is prescribed for us to mention the name of Allah SWT when it starts. Although this is not mandatory, it is highly recommended. Because there is virtue and virtue. So blessed for her in her work, her affairs, her eating and drinking, and other good activities.
If we look at the sunnah-sunnah of the Prophet, we find his guidance to mention the name of Allah (reading Basmalah) when commencing several activities; such as when to eat, go out home, sleep, fade ', and so on. He has ordered and has done it. He mentioned the name of Allah in his favor. All this comes in the word of Allah SWT, "To Allah belong the most beautiful names, then pray with (mention) them." (QS Al-A'raf: 180)
In summary, we are told to start our activities by reading Basmalah, Bismillahi or Bismillahirrahmanirrahim. Wallahu A'lam. (*)