Wilson Nesbitt News & Updates

Charity says NI cancer patients waiting too long for diagnosis

Charity says NI cancer patients waiting too long for diagnosis

By Gillian Crotty Cancer Research UK has criticised the growing waiting times for a cancer diagnostic test in Northern Ireland, with 36.5 per cent of patients waiting longer than the target... Read more

Late payments affect mental health of small business owners

By Gillian Crotty It is estimated that a third of all payments to small businesses are made late, and a new survey has looked at the impact on business owners, with... Read more

Belfast conference to look at Brexit impact on Northern Ireland solicitors

Over 400 solicitors from around the world will take part in a global conference of solicitors in Belfast this week, and will hear about the significant impact that a hard... Read more

Significance of u-turn on absolute limits to care funding

By Lenore Rice The Conservative Party would prefer to call it a clarification rather than a u-turn, but either way, Theresa May has announced that there would be an “absolute limit... Read more

Building Contractor jailed after fatal work accident

The Court of Appeal has given a two year prison sentence to a Building contractor whose employee fell to his death, after the original suspended sentence was deemed unduly lenient. Norman... Read more

Planning permission granted for Belfast office block in record time

By Neil Logan A £65million office block project in Belfast city centre has been granted planning permission just 8 weeks after plans were lodged, demonstrating Belfast City Council's awareness of the... Read more

Belfast Facebook troll given 4 month jail sentence

By Gary Adair A Belfast woman was given a 4 month jail sentence for persistent Facebook trolling of her ex-partner's new girlfriend. Maureen Curoe, aged 42 from Belfast, had set up a... Read more

Girl left with brain damage wins medical negligence appeal case

By Gillian Crotty An Appeal Court has ruled that a 14-year-old girl was left with brain damage as a result of the negligence of a 25-year-old doctor at Harlow's Princess Alexandra... Read more

First time buyers continue to drive NI property market

The majority of the activity on the Northern Ireland property market in the first quarter of 2017 came from first time buyers, and the latest Quarterly House Price Index from... Read more

New build property starts at 5-year high in Northern Ireland

Construction of new residential properties in Northern Ireland reached a 5-year high in 2015/16, with a 12 per cent increase on the previous year. Building began on 6,713 houses last year,... Read more