Wilson Nesbitt News & Updates

Increase in employee discrimination enquiries to Equality Commission

Increase in employee discrimination enquiries to Equality Commission

ByGary AdairThere has been a 25 per cent increase in the number of calls made to the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland’s discrimination advice line in the last 10 years. The... Read more

39 per cent increase takes property repossessions to 5 year high

ByNatasha Adamson Home repossessions in England and Wales increased by 39% in the second quarter of the year, with 6,179 repossession claims recorded in county courts. The development comes at a time... Read more

Cohabitation is the fastest growing family type in the UK

By Lenore Rice The number of people cohabiting in Northern Ireland and the rest of the UK has increased by 25.8% in the last 10 years according to new figures from... Read more

Report shows drink and drugs a factor in rising road crash deaths in NI

By Gary Adair There has been a rise in fatal road accidents in Northern Ireland in 2019, and a new report shows how alcohol and drug use has become an increasing... Read more

New research shows change in most common reasons for divorce

By Lenore RiceThe most common reasons for divorce historically focussed on the behaviour of one or both spouses, but new research suggests that people are now more inclined to separate... Read more

Fatal road accidents in Northern Ireland increasing in 2019

By Gary Adair There were 7 deaths on Northern Ireland roads in the month of July, taking the total number of fatalities as a result of road traffic accidents to 33;... Read more

Belfast shipyard Harland and Wolff enters administration

By Neil Logan Northern Ireland's iconic Belfast shipyard Harland and Wolff has entered formal administration, with the insolvency request filed with the High Court in Belfast on Tuesday 6th August. Employees had... Read more

Calls for stamp duty reform to encourage down-sizing

ByIan Creighton The calls for Stamp Duty Land Tax reform continue in the wake of Boris Johnson becoming Prime Minister, with campaigners hoping that he will deliver on previous suggestions of... Read more

Divorce case highlights complexity of dealing with maintenance and assets split

ByLenore Rice A recent financial remedy application that came before the Family Court highlights the difficulties of separating out complex assets following divorce, identifying the difference between needs and standard of... Read more

Why writing a Will should be on your holiday preparation list

By Lenore Rice Going on holiday is one of the best examples of a time when you can have increased peace of mind knowing that you have a professionally written valid... Read more