Wilson Nesbitt News & Updates

Driving ban but no jail for footballer following drink-drive accident

Driving ban but no jail for footballer following drink-drive accident

By Gary Adair Darren Gibson, a Premier League footballer originally from Northern Ireland, has escaped a prison sentence in respect of a drink-drive collision with cyclists and other motoring offences. Mr Gibson,... Read more

Half of SMEs have written off late payments totalling 10pc of turnover

By Gillian Crotty Half of SMEs in Northern Ireland and the rest of the UK are writing off unpaid invoices that total 10 per cent of their turnover according to a... Read more

Homebuyers will pay much more for property with 100Mb internet connection

By Lauren Burns A new study has revealed that homebuyers in Northern Ireland and the rest of the UK would pay £14,000 extra for a property with 100Mb speed broadband connection. Respondents... Read more

Increased activity on Northern Ireland's commercial property market

By Neil Logan There are signs of increased activity on Northern Ireland's commercial property market following a number of high profile properties were announced for sale or confirmed as having been... Read more

Mortgage approvals reached 18 month-high in July

By Natasha Adamson Mortgage approvals for property purchasers and remortgagors in Northern Ireland and the rest of the UK reached an 18-month high in July, according to new figures from the... Read more

Divorce judge seeks to make example of husband's 'blatant dishonesty'

By Lenore Rice The judge in a High Court divorce case has sought to make an example of the 'blatant dishonesty' of a husband by making him pay his ex-wife's legal... Read more

Death of mental health patient blamed on health trust by father

By Gary Adair The father of Patrick Campbell, aged 26, who died by suicide after escaping from the mental health unit at Ulster Hospital says the health trust is to blame... Read more

Bus driver who used iPad at wheel loses unfair dismissal claim

By Gillian Crotty An Employment Appears Tribunal has rejected an unfair dismissal claim brought by the bus driver who was sacked for operating an iPad while travelling at 60mph.   A motorist on... Read more

Mortgage approvals reach 17-month high in July

By Natasha Adamson Mortgage approvals for property purchasers and existing home owners in Northern Ireland and the rest of the UK reached a 17-month high in July according to new figures... Read more

Study suggests women are twice as likely to initiate divorces

By Lenore Rice A new study suggests that women are twice as likely as men to initiate a divorce, with the author of the research suggesting that gender imbalance when it... Read more