5 reasons your boss should invest in your training

By Matthew Thompson | 25th October 2013 | 7 min read

Payroll, like many other business functions, is complex and often fraught with challenges. It is still a vital part of your business though and should be viewed as such.

With advances in software and technology, and major changes in legislation it is more important than ever to ensure that you and your team are up to date on what is happening in your industry and are prepared for the future.

Even though you may understand the benefits of training, sometimes articulating these to your manager can be difficult. If you are looking for your manager to approve and invest in your training, you need to be able to demonstrate the benefits it will have both on yourself and the company as a whole.

The following are our top 5 reasons your manager should invest in your training:

  1. Keeping up with changing legislation
  2. Using your software to its full potential
  3. Achieve your career goals and maximise your potential
  4. CPD (Continuing Professional Development)
  5. Increase your productivity and efficiency


Have you found it difficult in the past to get your training requests signed off? Training is a vital step for your professional development, but sometimes it isn't easy to put into words why.

Our new free guide will give you our top 5 reasons why your manager should invest in your training, and how to go about asking them. Download your free copy today.