Wilson Nesbitt News & Updates

Stamp Duty too big an earner to be reformed

Stamp Duty too big an earner to be reformed

Stamp Duty has once again been the subject of some high-profile criticism, after the global chief executive of Jones Lang LaSalle described it as "harmful" and blamed it for making... Read more

Inheritance lessons to learn from Prince and a princess

By Lenore Rice When it comes to making a Will and making plans to pass on your estate, there are no more obvious high-profile examples to look at than the cases... Read more

Decline in home movers for first time in 5 years

There was a decline in the number of people moving house in Northern Ireland and the rest of the UK last year - the first time the number has fallen... Read more

High Court throws out insurers’ attempts to block rate decision

By Gillian Crotty The Association of British Insurers has failed in its' High Court bid to delay the government announcement on the rate used to discount compensation awards. Personal Injury Solicitors have... Read more

Employment law claims in Northern Ireland increased last year

By Gillian Crotty There was an increase in unfair dismissal and discrimination claims brought against employers in Northern Ireland in the last financial year. A freedom of information request revealed that there... Read more

Mortgage borrowers warned interest rate future uncertain

Mark Carney continued his track record of confusing advice on the future of interest rates by telling mortgage borrowers that the base rate could go either up or down. The Governor... Read more

Using pre-nups to protect company in event of a divorce

By Lenore Rice Pre-nuptial agreements are increasingly prominent among business owners in Northern Ireland and the rest of the UK in recent months, as people take action to make sure developments... Read more

Average deposit paid by first time buyers in Northern Ireland falls

By Lauren Burns First time buyers in Northern Ireland are paying an average deposit of £16,695, the lowest in the UK, and a fifth lower than the average deposit paid in... Read more

Calls for action to stop bedroom tax in Northern Ireland

By Gary Adair There have been urgent calls for action to be taken to prevent the introduction of the 'bedroom tax' in Northern Ireland. The Northern Ireland Executive had previously agreed a... Read more

Rate of mental illness is 25 per cent higher in Northern Ireland

By Gary Adair The rate of mental illness is 25 per cent higher in Northern Ireland compared to the rest of the UK, says Siobhan Doherty of Aware. She called on Theresa... Read more