Valley First

Using Advisors

At Valley First, we know how hard it is to start a new business, especially if it's your first. Here are some handy tips for getting connected with the people and organizations who can help.


Getting legal advice

  • We’d recommend that you consult a lawyer or legal accountant before making any major decisions about starting your new venture. They can help make sure that you meet all the necessary legal requirements before you begin.
  • Be selective in choosing a lawyer. Make sure that he or she is knowledgeable about the type of business that you wish to begin, and that they are able to provide all the services you'll need.


When starting a new business a financial consultant can help you raise start-up money, assist with business planning and provide you with tax and insurance payment details.

Employment agencies

An agency will have access to a lot more potential employees than you will when first starting a business. For a fee, you can tell them how many people you are looking for, with which specific skills, and they can put the appropriate parties in contact with you.

Payroll assistance

It may be a good idea to hire a payroll firm to process your payroll instead of hiring a full time accountant and human resource specialist.

  • You can get competitive quotes from national and local companies that provide full service payroll and employee benefits administration.
  • Using an employment agency or a separate payroll firm can free up a lot of your time so you can concentrate on the more personal aspects of running your new business. And if there's anything we can do to help, just ask.


Valley First has partnered with ADP to bring you simple, economical solutions that can save you time, protect you from compliance violations and improve your productivity. Consider ADP for your payroll needs.

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