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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Data for the's Work-Life Balance in the MENA Workplace survey was collected online from January 9, 2019 to February 27, 2019.
Overall, Monster Philippines said almost half of respondents across all three countries rated their current overall work-life balance as 'average, but could have more balance.' More than 80 percent of the respondents felt good work-life balance can enhance productivity and positively impact the business.
The campaign seeks to identify the sentiments of working professionals on work-life balance, as well as raise awareness among employers about its aspectsthat their employees value the most.
When asked what would make people more likely to apply for a job at a company, nearly half of UK workers/job seekers (48%) cited a convenient commute followed closely by offering a good work-life balance (47%).
Recognizing what is important and necessary and striving for what is valued will make a work-life balance feasible.
What are the factors related to the job that are associated with the work-life balance of post graduate trainees in public hospitals?
Asked if they would be more likely to lead a healthier lifestyle if they were incentivised by an employer, almost half 47 per cent said they would welcome flexible working hours and 39 per cent said working from home at least a few times a month would allow them to have a healthy work-life balance.
The report stated that Denmark has the shortest working hours per week, 39.7 hours, which was one of the reasons 76pc of the expats there were satisfied with their work-life balance.
"Expats living in the countries with a great work-life balance are often highly educated: in Denmark and Sweden the share of those holding a PhD is twice the global average (6 per cent vs.
Muscat: Oman was ranked among the top 10 best countries for expats and their work-life balance, according to an international survey.
Consequently, "work-life balance" is when we try to give an equal slot of time to our personal and work life, yet work-life integration is combining the different parts of our lives without any separation.
Financial Education Benefits Center (FEBC), a membership benefits company specializing in health and financial wellness benefits, encourages members to put effort toward achieving work-life balance and offers some benefits that may support that goal.