Wilson Nesbitt News & Updates

House purchasers left waiting by queued CHAPS payments

House purchasers left waiting by queued CHAPS payments

By Natasha Adamson Hundreds of home movers in Northern Ireland and the rest of the UK who were hoping to complete the purchase of a property today have been left waiting... Read more

Lack of support for children who witness domestic violence

By Lenore Rice It is estimated that 25 per cent of children in Northern Ireland and the rest of the UK will witness domestic violence before they reach the age of... Read more

Counting the cost of civil service employee sick days

By Gillian Crotty New figures suggest that the Northern Ireland economy is losing £30million a year as a result of civil servant absenteeism, with employees on average taking 10 sick days... Read more

3 teenager road deaths in 2 days on NI roads

By Gillian Crotty Three teenagers have died in separate road traffic accidents in Northern Ireland in the space of two days. Conal Daly, aged 18 from Belfast is the most recent fatality... Read more

Cameron says inheritance tax cut will have to wait

By Lenore Rice Prime Minister David Cameron has warned that an increase in the threshold at which inheritance tax becomes payable may have to wait until after the General Election in... Read more

Fatal road traffic accidents in NI up by 45 per cent

By Gillian Crotty Two teenagers died as a result of separate road traffic accidents in Northern Ireland on Wednesday, taking the total of fatalities on our roads to 64 so far... Read more

Apology to cancer patients for errors in treatment

By Gillian Crotty A health trust has apologised to 27 cancer patients for errors in treatment by a consultant who has since been made redundant. The patients suffered from prostate and bladder... Read more

Welfare minister criticised for disabled employee comments

By Gillian Crotty Welfare minister Lord Freud has come under fire for his comments that some disabled employees are "not worth the full wage", and that he would look into some... Read more

Unemployment in Northern Ireland falls in September

By Gillian Crotty The rate of unemployment in Northern Ireland has fallen for the 21st consecutive month, with 300 fewer people claiming unemployment related benefits in September. The unemployment rate in Northern... Read more

Arrests for dangerous driving after Belfast road death

By Neil Logan Two arrests have been made in connection with the fatal road traffic accident in Belfast which took the life of an 18-year-old student. Enda Dolan from Killyclogher in Omagh... Read more