Dissolve your Company
What is dissolution?
When a company is no longer required, the company directors can apply to strike off the company, which will remove it from the Companies House register. This process is called voluntary dissolution – otherwise known as closing the company, striking it off or winding it up.
What is included in our price?
- Companies House fee of £10.00
- Completion and filing of the DS01 form (the application to strike off a company)
- Board Resolution to approve the dissolution
What do I need to do?
Simply purchase the product and electronically sign the application to dissolve. We will do the rest.
How it works:
- Click on the 'Order' button
- Enter the required details and proceed to checkout
- You will receive your Board Resolution by email within 3 - 5 working hours - simply sign and store it for safekeeping
- The director(s) will receive an invitation by email to electronically sign the dissolution application - simply sign and submit
- We will file the documents at Companies House
- We will inform you by email when the application to dissolve has been accepted
- Companies House will inform you by letter to your registered office when the company is dissolved
Frequently asked questions
Is there anything else to pay?
No. The cost of this service includes the Companies House filing fee of £10.00.
How long it takes to dissolve the company?
It usually takes Companies House 2 to 3 months to close a company.
Under what circumstances can a company not apply for voluntary dissolution?
A company cannot apply for voluntary strike off under the following circumstances:
- It has traded or sold stock in the last 3 months
- It has changed its name in the last 3 months
- It is the subject of legal proceedings against it
- It is in, or about to enter liquidation
- It has entered into a credit agreement (eg. CVA)
What are the benefits of purchasing this service?
There are several benefits of voluntary company dissolution:
- Save money and time on filing of annual accounts and confirmation statements
- Avoid the risk of fines and prosecutions for late filings
- Avoid having an involuntary dissolution on your public record as a director
- All the work is done by us, all you need to do is electronically sign the application to dissolve
- We will use our best endeavours to iron out all problems and obstacles
What happens once the DS01 form has been submitted to Companies House?
We will notify you by email once your application has been accepted by Companies House. You will then be informed by Companies House in writing, once the company is dissolved.
Should I close my company’s business bank account?
Yes, you should close your company’s bank account before you apply. From the date a company is dissolved, its bank account will be frozen and any money in the account, together with any assets still in the company's name, will pass to the Crown.