Wilson Nesbitt News & Updates

Northern Ireland tax workers to strike over redundancies

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

Man who lost wife to asbestos exposure wins compensation

By Gillian Crotty The High Court in Dorset has awarded compensation to a man for the "loss of services" of his wife after her death resulting from exposure to asbestos. The court... Read more

Belfast drink driving doctor was unfairly dismissed

By Gillian Crotty An employment tribunal has ruled that a doctor who lost his job after being caught almost four times over the legal limit when driving into work was unfairly... Read more

Patient died after doctors treated the wrong lung

By Gillian Crotty A coroner has said that a number of serious hospital errors "contributed to the cause of death" of a patient who received treatment on the wrong lung at... Read more

Extra police on roads to crackdown on NI motoring offences

By Gary Adair There will be a stronger police presence on Northern Ireland roads over the next few months, as the PSNI attempts to crackdown on the motoring offences that are... Read more

Interest rates remain frozen after MPC monthly vote

By Natasha Adamson As expected, the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has voted to continue the rate freeze at 0.5 per cent, though the minutes of the meeting will reveal whether there... Read more

Young property purchasers urged to get finances in order

Young would-be property purchasers are being urged to "seize control of their financial situation to get themselves in the best possible shape" before applying for a mortgage. Figures released by the... Read more

Mortgage approvals increase for first time in 5 months

By Christine Farrell The number of new mortgage application approvals increased in June for the first time in five months, albeit with a fairly modest lift of 4 per cent compared... Read more