Wilson Nesbitt News & Updates

Huge interest in NI Civil Service voluntary redundancy scheme

Huge interest in NI Civil Service voluntary redundancy scheme

By Gillian Crotty The new voluntary redundancy scheme introduced by the civil service in Northern Ireland with a view to losing 2,400 employees has resulted in interest being registered by 7,285... Read more

Northern Ireland boy wins High Court case on secondary school placement

By Gary Adair The High Court in Belfast has overturned a Special Educational Needs and Disability Tribunal decision that upheld a school's decision to deny a place to a boy with... Read more

Inquest concludes historic asbestos exposure caused mesothelioma

By Gillian Crotty An inquest into the death of a hospital employee who was diagnosed with mesothelioma in 2012 has concluded that he died as a result of industrial disease following... Read more

Strongest rise in Northern Ireland property prices in 7 years

By Michelle Rock Property prices in Northern Ireland experienced their strongest increase in 7 years in the 12 month period up to February according to new figures from the Office for... Read more

Clinical negligence compensation agreed for 2 siblings

By Gillian Crotty A combined total of £13million medical negligence compensation has been awarded to two siblings who both developed cerebral palsy after errors in their births at the same hospital. Patrick... Read more

Lorry driver in court on charge of death by dangerous driving

By Gary Adair The lorry driver involved in the fatal road accident in County Tyrone that resulted in the death of Sean McElwee last weekend has been charged with causing death... Read more

Three fatal road accidents in Northern Ireland in 24 hours

By Gillian Crotty Less than half way through the month, and April is already the worst month of the year for fatalities on Northern Ireland roads, following a 24 hour period... Read more

Tory inheritance tax plan is 'special treatment for property owners'

By Lenore Rice The Conservatives have announced that they would introduce a new zero-rate band of £175,000 on a main property involved in an estate for inheritance tax purposes. Essentially, the threshold... Read more

Poll shows discrimination against obese employees and applicants

By Gillian Crotty A poll of 1,000 employers has revealed obesity discrimination when it comes to job applicants and existing employees. Of those who took part in the survey by Crossland Employment... Read more

Increasing number of estates are liable for inheritance tax

By Lenore Rice The continued freeze of the threshold at which inheritance tax becomes payable is expected to result in a record amount of inheritance tax receipts in 2015/16. The current inheritance... Read more