Wilson Nesbitt News & Updates

Bombardier Belfast employee loses unfair dismissal claim

Bombardier Belfast employee loses unfair dismissal claim

By Gillian Crotty An employment tribunal has dismissed an unfair dismissal claim brought by an employee of Bombardier's Belfast factory. The employee suffered an accident at work in 2014 and went on... Read more

Increase in parents becoming landlords to help children

By Lauren Burns New research suggests that 730,000 landlords in Northern Ireland and the rest of the UK are parents renting a property out to their children as a means of... Read more

MJM Group has faith in the Northern Ireland commercial property market

By Neil Logan Following a £30million acquisition of the Damilly Retail Park in Newry, the head of property at MJM, Greg Vaughan, has spoken of the company's "faith in the Northern... Read more

Reasonable provision claim dismissed because claimant chose to be unemployed

By Lenore Rice A woman who was making a reasonable provision claim against her father's estate has had her claim rejected because, though she was capable of working, she chose to... Read more

Number of people challenging a Will has increased

By Lenore Rice The number of people going to the courts to challenge a Will increased last year, with 116 going as far as the High Court. Rising property prices and increasingly... Read more

Employers encouraged to relax policy on tattoos

  The Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (ACAS) has carried out research into employer attitudes to job applicants and employees who have tattoos, and has warned that businesses will miss out... Read more

Building Society proposes shifting stamp duty to sellers

By Lauren Burns Yorkshire Building Society says shifting the stamp duty tax obligation on to sellers would help more first tie buyers in Northern Ireland and the rest of the UK... Read more

SMEs encouraged to tackle late invoice payments

By Gillian Crotty Small businesses in Northern Ireland and the rest of the UK are being encouraged to tackle late invoice payments in order to safe-guard their long term success. Ten of... Read more

Son of farmer who lacked capacity wins equitable estoppel claim

The courts have awarded sole ownership of a farming business to a farmer's son on the basis that it had been promised to him many years ago, and the son... Read more

Bid for judicial review of buy-to-let tax

By Gary Adair A legal challenge to the tax changes which will affect buy-to-let landlords from next April will come before the Royal Courts of Justice on 6th October. Cherie Booth QC,... Read more