An accountant has admitted lying to workers with a workplace pension, in the first prosecution of its kind.
Hashmukh Shah, 63, have been misled by The pensions Regulator (TPR) with the words: Gran Caffe Londra, in front of Harrods, had to avoid a supply order, inspection.
Since 2013, employers have required, a scheme for eligible employees.
At Brighton Magistrates’ Court earlier, Shah, Richmond, Surrey, pleaded guilty to knowingly or recklessly provides false information to TPR.
The regulatory authority is investigating, after the company missed its deadline, automatically the employees log in to a pension in October 2015.
During a visit to the company by TPR, Shah incorrectly declared the company had fulfilled the legal requirements.
When later interviewed, he admitted, he had officers intentionally misled, resulting in the investigation for the delay of more than a year, and by the denial of the Personal pension contributions, were entitled to.’Totally unacceptable’
The company came sometime in March of this year, and retroactively the contributions.
The Italian cafe describes itself as “one of Knightsbridge’s best kept secrets”, and it is man of Italian business and a film producer Marcello Moscarello.
The intentional transmission of false information to TPR about automatic login is a criminal offence under the Pensions Act 2004.
The case has for the first time, the watchdog pursued by a third party on behalf of an employer. The maximum penalty is an unlimited fine.
After the hearing, the TPR Director Ryder, Darren said: “It is completely unacceptable for a tax Advisor or other professional in order to file false documents in order to avoid on purpose, make contributions an employer automatic enrollment pension.
“It is not a legitimate excuse for such a measure, the denied staff the savings you earn for your retirement.”
Shah will be sentenced on may 5. September.