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Work-life balance in New Zealand

Work-life balance is about effectively managing the juggling act between paid work and other activities that are important to us - including spending time with family, taking part in sport and recreation, volunteering or undertaking further study.

Research suggests that improving the balance between our working lives and our lives outside work can bring real benefits for employers and employees. It can help build strong communities and productive businesses.

If you are looking for ways to introduce and manage work-life balance in your organisation take a look at making it work for your business, practical ideas for small businesses and case studies.

Did you know?

More than a third of workers work extra hours in their own time every week in order to get their jobs done.