New fathers in Malta are now entitled to 10 days of full paternal leave within the first 15 days of the baby’s birth, as opposed to the previous 1-day allowance. This issue of paternal leave has been highlighted locally, as fathers were expected to return to work the day following the birth of their child.
Commercial opportunities for gaming companies beckon as the Hungarian government has taken the decision to liberalise its country’s online sports betting market. In January of 2023, a new law should come into force to regulate companies’ licensing, operation and control of certain games of chance. The prospective legislation does not alter the regulation of online casino games which only holders of land-based casino licenses may offer.