Wilson Nesbitt News & Updates

First time buyers don't grasp 'ongoing affordability'

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

MPC minutes reveal no change on interest rate increase

By Lauren Burns While it was widely expected that the Bank of England would vote to maintain the interest rate freeze at 0.5 per cent this month, some anticipated that the... Read more

Mother loses appeal against decision to remove daughter

By Lenore Rice The Appeal Court in Belfast has upheld a decision to remove a teenage daughter from her mother and place her in a care centre in Dublin. We reported the... Read more

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