Accounts manager accused of concealing workplace pension failures at restaurants

07 January 2019

An accounts manager is due to appear in court this week (9 January) to be prosecuted on suspicion of misleading The Pensions Regulator (TPR) to hide a failure to provide workplace pensions at a string of restaurants.  

Bradford-based Mansoor Nasir is accused of submitting false declarations of workplace pension compliance to TPR on behalf of nine linked businesses that he was the payroll adviser for, between September 2014 and May 2017.

The restaurants that Mr Nasir provided false information about are Akbars, Akbars Balti Restaurant Ltd, Cafe Akbar Ltd, Akbar Balti (Manchester) Ltd, Akbar Restaurant Birmingham Ltd, Akbar Balti (Sheffield) Ltd, Akbar Restaurant Newcastle Ltd, Akbar Leeds Ltd and Akbar Restaurant Middlesbrough Ltd.

Mr Nasir, who works at Beaumont Management Services in Duncombe Road, Bradford, faces nine charges of knowingly or recklessly providing TPR with information which was false or misleading, contrary to section 80 of the Pensions Act 2004.