Wilson Nesbitt News & Updates

Cameras catch 48,000 Northern Ireland drivers speeding

Cameras catch 48,000 Northern Ireland drivers speeding

By Gary Adair New figures reveal that over 48,000 Northern Ireland motorists were caught speeding on police cameras over the last 12 months. Two thirds of speeding offences took place on roads... Read more

Whistleblower concerns about lack of mental health assessments

By Gary Adair A former security manager at a hospital has turned whistle-blower against his employers following the death of a patient at a bus stop, and has raised concerns about... Read more

Lifetime mortgages could result in forfeit of inheritance

By Lenore Rice Financial experts are warning that an increase in the use of interest only mortgages and lifetime mortgages could result in a decline in the number of inheritances being... Read more

New mortgages fell to 14-month low in September

By Natasha Adamson The number of first time buyers and home-movers who had their mortgage application approved dropped to a 14-month low in September. The 61,267 new mortgage approvals last month was... Read more

Asbestos exposure caused death of hospital worker

By Gillian Crotty An inquest has heard that exposure to asbestos caused the death of hospital worker Barbara Fiona Fargas. The coroner, Edward Thomas, concluded that Ms Fargus died on 14th September... Read more

Labour proposes clamp down on late payments

By Gillian Crotty The Labour Party says it will clamp down on late payments by businesses with the proposal of 'tough' amendments to the Small Business Enterprise and Employment Bill. Late payment... Read more

Property owners encouraged to switch to fixed mortgage

Property owners are being encouraged by Moneysupermarket to remortgage their home and switch to a fixed rate loan now, rather than wait until the first interest rate increase. Dan Plant of... Read more

NI farmer admits forging will to inherit £1m estate

By Lenore Rice A farmer from Northern Ireland has pleaded guilty to forging a Will in order to inherit the £1million estate from an elderly woman. Catherine Haughey, who died in December... Read more

71 per cent increase in new build houses in NI

By Lauren Burns First time buyers will welcome the news that there was a 71 per cent increase in new build properties in Northern Ireland between the months of July and... Read more

First time buyers don't grasp 'ongoing affordability'

By Michelle Rock Many first time buyers don't fully understand that mortgage affordability is an ongoing issue that has to be considered against their 25-year mortgage term, according to a market... Read more