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Belfast and other largest UK cities record property price rise

Belfast and other largest UK cities record property price rise

By Lauren Burns For the first time since November 2004 the 20 largest cities in the UK have recorded property price increases of at least 5 per cent. The annual increase in... Read more

University pays six figure sum in respect of asbestos death

By Gillian Crotty The widow of an employee of Aston University is to receive a six figure payment by way of compensation after her husband died from the asbestos related cancer... Read more

Northern Ireland property market is Belfast-centric

By Michelle Rock Estate agent John Minnis says the strength of the Northern Ireland property market is currently 'Belfast-centric', but that rising house prices in the capital have "a ripple effect... Read more

No change to MPC member votes on interest rate change

By Natasha Adamson The minutes of the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting in November reveal that there was no change in the previous 7-2 vote in favour of... Read more

Nortel employees made redundant win unfair dismissal claim

By Gillian Crotty Three employees of the Nortel factory in Northern Ireland have won unfair dismissal claims, but are unlikely to receive very much of the payments awarded. Nortel went into administration... Read more

Over 3,600 road accidents in Northern Ireland in 2014 so far

By Neil Logan This week is Road Safety Week and the emergency services in Northern Ireland have been talking about their activity in 2013, with 3,600 road accidents in the province... Read more

Northern Ireland council employees take 12 sick days a year

By Gillian Crotty Northern Ireland council employees are taking on average 12 sick days a year, according to the latest report by the local government auditor. The report is produced annually and... Read more

Dispute over right of way racks up £500,000 in legal costs

By Gillian Crotty A judge at London's Appeal Court has made clear his frustration with two neighbours who have racked up legal costs of nearly £500,000 in a court dispute over... Read more

One Northern Ireland driver fined every 24 minutes

By Gillian Crotty One Northern Ireland motorist is fined on average every 24 minutes for driving at excessive speed or going through a red light, according to the road safety charity... Read more

Property owners releasing equity to fund improvements

By Natasha Adamson Just under a half of property owners who take out an equity release mortgage do so to fund home improvements or modifications according to new research from LV=. In... Read more