But is it? The latest research suggests so. UK workers are least likely to come to work because they love what they do. Therefore do leaders need to think more about how they can engage and motivate their employees beyond financial reward?
The UK workforce is more motivated by money than other European countries, suggesting low engagement Research from ADP revealed that for 62% of UK employees payment is the primary reason they go to work. This compares to an average of 49% across other European countries. The study, which surveyed more than 2,000 workers across France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands and the UK, also found that non-financial drivers lead to higher engagement levels and greater satisfaction on pay day.