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Dissolve a company

We’re here to support you for every step of your business journey, and sometimes that path includes closing a company in order to pursue new opportunities.

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You can file for voluntary dissolution if you’ve not: 

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Carried out normal business activities for 3 months

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Been threatened by creditors with liquidation

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Changed your business name

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Entered into any credit agreements

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(Including selling property or settling debts)

If any of the above apply you’ll need to file for voluntary liquidation via Companies House.

How can we help

Whatever the reason for your closure – if you’ve not traded for 3 months, we can help you with the admin.

We’ll fill out all the relevant paperwork and file it with Companies House, saving you a lot of time and effort. All you’ll need to do is sign your documents when we send them over to you.

After your documents have been submitted to Companies House your business will be removed from the register within 3 months. This is the standard length of time it takes Companies House to file a dissolution.

Dissolve your company in 4 simple steps

Dissolving your company costs £60. Our quick and easy process means that you can have peace of mind that your paperwork is completed correctly. Plus, we’re a recognised organisation by Companies House.

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We’ll fill out the paperwork

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You sign the documents

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We’ll check to make sure everything is in order

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We’ll send your paperwork to Companies House

Dissolve your company in 4 simple steps

Dissolving your company costs £60. Our quick and easy process means that you can have peace of mind that your paperwork is completed correctly. Plus, we’re a recognised organisation by Companies House.

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We’ll fill out the paperwork

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You sign the documents

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We’ll check to make sure everything is in order

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We’ll send your paperwork to Companies House

Dissolve your company today

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