And here we is! – Grammar et al
One of the most common mistakes I find when I am proof reading is the use of the plural verb in relation to a business entity.
A singular subject must have a singular verb and likewise in the plural.
For example “Business Solutions provide bespoke training for corporate organisations on excellent customer experiences”, should read Business Solutions provides … Why? Because there is only one Business Solutions – regardless of how many solutions and how many people work for this company.
This leads to the other common grammatical problem. A significant number of companies describe what they do! Of course, a company is a single entity and the reference should therefore be what it (the company) does.
Indeed when referring to what the staff do, the words should actually refer to what the staff does as staff is singular!
Website copy is always the worst! Do check yours and let me know if you have fallen foul of any of these common grammatical mistakes?