Can a British business explore the US market?
Yes, a British business can explore the US market. You can hire US workers using the services of a company like Foothold America to establish a presence in America, or you can set up a subsidiary company. There are a number of options available to British businesses, so do some research and decide which option is best for you.
While ‘cracking America’ is often intimidating for foreign businesses, UK-based companies can certainly explore the US market. There are a number of ways to do this:
- Open a branch office of your UK business in the US (not usually recommended)
- Set up a subsidiary company in the US (recommended, but it’s often expensive and time consuming)
- Hire US workers so you can start running your business without having to commit to substantial set-up costs and legal decisions (recommended, and we believe it is the most cost-effective and efficient option).
If you’re thinking of exploring the US market, begin by hiring US workers. You can work with a company like us at Foothold America to do this, and you don’t need to create a subsidiary first.
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