Wilson Nesbitt News & Updates

Diagnosis of dementia in younger people is increasing

Diagnosis of dementia in younger people is increasing

By Lenore Rice Dementia is often considered to be a condition that only affects the elderly, but there are an increasing number of people in their 40s and 50s being diagnosed,... Read more

One area in NI sits in top 10 UK property affordability list

By Lenore Rice The Mid and East Antrim area is among the top ten regions in the UK for property affordability according to a report by the Halifax. Property purchasers looking at... Read more

NHS should settle negligence claims earlier to curb legal costs

By Gillian Crotty The portion of the NHS budget set aside for medical negligence compensation claims increased to £56billion last year, but clinical negligence solicitors say the increase in legal costs... Read more

Northern Ireland property market braced for post-Brexit vote slump

By Lauren Burns The Northern Ireland property market is expected to experience a significant drop in sale transactions over the summer months following the UK vote to leave the EU. First time... Read more

Failed challenge to Will that reneged on property inheritance

By Lenore Rice A man who gave £8,000 to his mother-in-law so that she could purchase her council house alleged that she had promised to leave the property to him upon... Read more

Carney warns mortgage borrowers to prepare for tough future

By Lauren Burns New mortgage borrowers have been warned by Mark Carney to prepare for a tough future of changing interest rates and wages, and to carefully consider affordability. The Bank of... Read more

Belfast science institute settles 2 sex discrimination claims

By Gillian Crotty A public science body in Belfast has avoided an employment tribunal by settling two claims of sex discrimination brought by two female employees. Carole Daly and Hollie Lewis were... Read more

Dental negligence claim ends with £35,000 compensation settlement

By Gillian Crotty A woman who brought a dental negligence claim against her dental surgery after she developed advanced gum disease which will result in the loss of 13 teeth has... Read more

Over-50s divorces increasing demand for rental property

By Lenore Rice The number of people over the age of 50 who are renting a property has increased significantly in the last 5 years, according to new research. Over a third... Read more

1,490 property purchases completed using Help to Buy ISA scheme

By Lauren Burns Nearly 1,500 property purchases have been completed in Northern Ireland and the rest of the UK with the assistance of funding from the Help to Buy ISA scheme... Read more