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balance

(Amount in excess), noun carry-over, excess, extra, leftover, margin, oddments, overflow, overmeasure, overplus, overrun, oversupply, plus, reliquus, remainder, reeaining portion, remains, remnant, residual, residual porrion, residue, residuum, spare, superfluity, superfluousness, superplus, surfeit, surplus, surplusage
Associated concepts: balance due

balance

(Equality), noun analagousness, comparability, comparableness, comparativeness, correspondence, equalization, equation, equilibration, equipoise, equipollence, equiponderance, equivalence, homeostasis, level, libro, neutralization of forces, parity, stable equilibrium, state of equilibrium, symmetrical scales, symmetry
Associated concepts: balance account, balance of convennence, balance of hardship, balance sheet, balancing equities
See also: adjust, collation, comparison, compatibility, compensate, composure, coordinate, countervail, earnings, equipoise, fairness, moderation, neutralize, offset, overage, par, parity, proceeds, regularity, regulate, remainder, residual, sanity, stabilize, surplus, weigh

BALANCE, com. law. The amount which remains due by one of two persons, who have been dealing together, to the other, after the settlement of their accounts.
     2. In the case of mutual debts, the balance only can be recovered by the assignee of an insolvent, or the executor of a deceased person. But this mutuality must have existed at the time of the assignment by the insolvent, or at the death of the testator.
     3. The term general balance is sometimes used to signify the difference which is due to a party claiming a lien on goods in his hands, for work or labor done, or money expended in relation to those and other goods of the debtor. 3 B. & P. 485; 3 Esp. R. 268.

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Most of the studies to date on work-life balance have been conducted in the United States and other Western countries that do not share cultural characteristics and industrial structures with Asian countries (Spector et al.
Providing work-life balance in the 24/7-property management industry may seem impossible, but some companies are succeeding by focusing on staffing, technology and flexible schedules.
In this section of the questionnaire respondents were asked about the extent of their work-life conflict, family management issues and their preferences for work-life balance initiatives.
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The paper by Waterhouse and Colley suggests that the process provisions of the Fair WorkAct limit the scrutiny and the enforcement of flexible work arrangements that are necessary to meet the work-life balance needs of employees.
Management support for work-life balance is critical, and it must come from the top.
In a region where the institution of the family continues to pivot around the role of a woman as a mother, wife, home-maker and nurturer, the ability to achieve a successful work-life balance is the key to women's success in the professional sphere, and in attaining positions of leadership while protecting the fabric of Arab culture," says HH Sheikha Manal.
But as workplace anxieties rise and employees have less time for family and personal commitments, benefits that promote work-life balance play an increasingly important role in morale, productivity and ultimately the company's bottom line.
WORK-LIFE balance policies will come under the spotlight again as the Coventry and Warwickshire Employer of Choice awards invite entries.
Unite has stated that the health secretary 'deliberately misses the point' on the issue of work-life balance.