Wilson Nesbitt News & Updates

Lack of Will allows estranged wife to inherit everything

Lack of Will allows estranged wife to inherit everything

By Lenore Rice An ex-policeman who had lived with his new partner for 15 months had failed to renew his Will before his death, meaning all of his estate passed to... Read more

Men are more likely to keep and update a Will

By Lenore Rice New research by the Law Society reveals that men are more likely to have a Will and keep it updated than women, however the vast majority of adults... Read more

260 NI patients waited over 12 hours for emergency care

By Gillian Crotty The number of patients in Northern Ireland hospitals waiting for more than 12 hours to receive emergency care jumped from 40 in July to 260 in September. The Accident... Read more

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