Closing a company or partnership

Please note: Companies House guidance can be found on the GOV.UK website. We provide links to the key information below.

Closing a company guidance

Closing a limited company
How to close a limited company - strike off, dissolution, voluntary liquidation - or allow to become dormant

Strike off your limited company from the Companies Register
How to close down your limited company by getting it struck off the Companies Register

Company strike off, dissolution and restoration
Information for directors, secretaries or company advisers about how to dissolve a company or restore a company to the register
 


Company administration, liquidation and insolvency

Put your company into administration
How to put your limited company or limited liability partnership into administration - what administration is, appointing an administrator, when administration ends

Liquidate your limited company
Compulsory and voluntary liquidation, the liquidation process, how liquidation affects company directors and the role of a liquidator

Protect your limited company from compulsory liquidation
Defend your company against a statutory demand or a winding up petition - disputing the debt, getting an injunction and challenging the petition in court

Liquidation and insolvency
Overview of insolvency and liquidation proceedings and the documents that must be delivered to the Registrar of Companies

Liquidation and insolvency: companies in Northern Ireland
Overview of insolvency and liquidation proceedings and documents that must be delivered to the Registrar of Companies in Northern Ireland



Partnerships

Limited liability partnership strike off, dissolution and restoration
How a limited liability partnership (LLP) can be removed from and restored to the register

Liquidation and insolvency: limited liability partnerships
Overview of insolvency and liquidation proceedings and documents that must be delivered to the Registrar of Companies

Liquidation and insolvency: limited liability partnerships (Northern Ireland)
Overview of insolvency and liquidation proceedings and documents that must be delivered to the Registrar of Companies for Northern Ireland

Limited partnership act
What you need to do to register a limited partnership