Wilson Nesbitt News & Updates

Supreme Court rules that employment tribunal fees are unlawful

Supreme Court rules that employment tribunal fees are unlawful

By Gillian Crotty The Supreme Court has ruled that the introduction of fees for bringing an employment tribunal claim in 2013 was unlawful, and that the government must now refund nearly... Read more

Possible ban of ground rents and leaseholds on new houses in England

Plans are being set out that will ban house builders from selling new properties in England as leasehold, and could also see a restriction of ground rents to as low... Read more

Smith to resubmit bid for a debate on vaginal mesh implants

By Brian Donnelly The Shadow Secretary of State, Owen Smith, has vowed to resubmit his bid for a parliamentary debate on vaginal mesh implants, having failed in his initial attempt earlier... Read more

Northern Ireland house prices expected to grow by 3.7pc in 2017

A new report predicts that Northern Ireland property prices will increase by 3.7 per cent in 2017, with the average house costing £134,000. House prices in Northern Ireland increased by 4.3... Read more

PSNI launch summer domestic abuse campaign

By Lenore Rice PSNI are urging victims of domestic abuse in Northern Ireland to make a report to the police, as they prepare for another summer period of increased incidents of... Read more

Carer who stole £300k from vulnerable elderly woman jailed for 9 years

By Lenore Rice A woman who has been given a 9 year jail sentence for stealing nearly £300,000 from a vulnerable 102-year-old woman that she was caring form, and for making... Read more

Report suggests strong Northern Ireland commercial property market

By Neil Logan A new report from CBRE suggests that there are active commercial property deals in Northern Ireland due to be completed within the next 6 weeks with a combined... Read more

Average deposit for first time buyers in Northern Ireland is £16,500

First-time buyers in Northern Ireland pay an average deposit of £16,500, the lowest of all the UK regions, according to a new report. The Halifax First-Time Buyer Review suggests that 47... Read more

NI women to make vaginal mesh implant medical negligence claim

By Brian Donnelly A group of Northern Ireland women are bringing a medical negligence claim against the NHS in respect of physical and mental harm caused by vaginal mesh implants. The mesh... Read more

Northern Ireland has lowest percentage of older workers in the UK

By Gillian Crotty Just 63.3 per cent of people aged 50 to 64-years-old in Northern Ireland are still in regular employment, the lowest percentage in the whole of the UK which... Read more