Wilson Nesbitt News & Updates

Why modern life for over-50s makes writing a Will a necessity

Why modern life for over-50s makes writing a Will a necessity

By Lenore Rice Surveys consistently conclude that approximately 7 out of every 10 adults in Northern Ireland and the rest of the UK do not have a Will, and there is... Read more

Basic medical procedure failure results in fatal mix up

By Gillian Crotty The failure to follow a very basic medical procedure resulted in the death of man who was given the wrong prescription. Edlie George Masters, aged 83, was waiting on... Read more

Finance Minister for NI warns of 'considerable' redundancies

By Gillian Crotty The Finance Minister for Northern Ireland, Simon Hamilton, has said that there will be a "considerable" number of public sector employees made redundant, but can't yet confirm the... Read more

NI developer says bank should have warned of property crash

By Gillian Crotty Michael Taggart, formerly a property developer and one of the wealthiest men in Northern Ireland, says the Ulster bank should have warned him about their serious concerns about... Read more

Over 40s frozen out of mortgage market by new lending criteria

By Natasha Adamson Lenders are warning that the new rules introduced in the Mortgage Market Review in April of this year are locking people in their 40s out of the mortgage... Read more

Divorce study highlights need for a managed separation

By Lenore Rice A new study into the impact of divorce on children by the the association of family law solicitors, Resolution, highlights the need to manage the separation as carefully... Read more

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