Do all company directors have to agree before dissolving a limited company?


I’m one of three directors of an SME based in Newcastle. One of my colleagues and I have both agreed it is time to dissolve this company, but our third fellow director begs to differ. Do we need his agreement to dissolve our company, or can we do it without his permission?




You do not need the agreement of all company directors, just a majority of them. In order to apply to Companies House to dissolve your company, you must complete form DS01 and get it signed by a majority of the directors - if the company has only one or two directors, the form must be signed by each director.

If any director objects to the dissolution, they must contact Companies House in writing within 3 months of the application being made.

Companies House guidance on closing a limited company

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