Wilson Nesbitt News & Updates

Purchasers paying 3 per cent stamp duty has doubled

Purchasers paying 3 per cent stamp duty has doubled

By Michelle Rock The number of property purchasers in Northern Ireland and the rest of the UK paying the higher 3 per cent rate of stamp duty tax has doubled in... Read more

NI woman was unfairly dismissed because of pregnancy

By Gillian Crotty A Northern Ireland woman has won her claim of unfair dismissal after an employment tribunal held that she was sacked because of pregnancy. Nicola McNamee from County Fermanagh began... Read more

Jail for driver who killed motorist while using 2 mobiles

By Gary Adair A woman who was sending and receiving texts and calls on two different mobiles phones before crashing into another vehicle, and killing it's driver, has been given a... Read more

Woman wins dental negligence compensation claim

By Gillian Crotty A woman has been awarded £20,000 dental negligence compensation after what her solicitor described as "12 months of wholly avoidable pain and suffering". Galina Jones, aged 53, received dental... Read more

20mph speed limit considered for Belfast city centre

By Gary Adair Northern Ireland motorists are taking note of plans to introduce a 20mph speed limit in Belfast city centre, and they have 3 weeks to raise any objections to... Read more

Inquiry into emergency care in NI hears staff concerns

By Gillian Crotty The inquiry held by the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission (NIHRC) has heard that staff shortages and excessive workloads are preventing patients receiving the quality of treatment and... Read more

Plan for new use of NI vacant retail commercial properties

By Neil Logan A new initiative has been proposed to allow existing retailers to use vacant retail properties in Northern Ireland to advertise their products and services without triggering a rates... Read more

Northern Ireland tax workers to strike over redundancies

Northern Ireland employees of the HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) are to go on strike on Friday over redundancies and office closures. The strike action has been co-ordinated across HMRC offices... Read more

Wife wants jail for husband who won't pay divorce settlement

By Lenore Rice The ex-wife of a man said to be worth £40million has asked the High Court to send him to prison because he has not paid any of the... Read more

Average house purchaser deposit in NI is £16,226

By Michelle Rock The average deposit being paid by house purchasers in Northern Ireland is £16,226 according to new research. The First Time Buyers Opinion Barometer produced by Your Move and Reeds... Read more