The Regus Work-Life Balance Index, which surveys over 16,000 professionals in more than 80 countries, has registered 24% rise between 2010 and 2012. This is a positive indication that now even more workers globally believe that conditions are improving and that measures are being taken to help them successfully manage to balance their personal and their work time.
The Regus Index calibrates work-life harmony by combining a number of different factors, both ‘soft’ indicators such as feelings of enjoyment, sense of achievement and satisfaction with the amount of time spent at home, and ‘hard’ factors such as working hours and additional duties in order to monitor real improvements in the lives of professionals all over the globe. In 2012, some 61% of business people globally feel that their work-life balance has improved since 2010. Although a positive majority, this figure still has considerable room for improvement as the decade advances.