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Sample Letter

Considering strike off (sole name)

Use this letter to tell your creditors and members of your limited company that you are considering strike off. You can find information about how to use this letter in our fact sheet Limited companies.

You can choose to send a letter in your own name or in joint names. You may have a debt in joint names, or want to write to your creditors together because you have worked out a joint budget.

  • Fill in your contact details, account number and any extra information you want to include in the grey shaded areas.
  • Today’s date will be added automatically.
  • Sign each letter and enclose a copy of your budget if needed.

Letter in joint names

You can choose to send a letter in your own name or in joint names. You may have a debt in joint names, or want to write to your creditors together because you have worked out a joint budget.

Change to joint version
You need to include the organisation name.
Name of the organisation you are writing toInclude the name of the person or creditor you are writing to.
You need to include their address.
Their address line 1Make sure you include the full address for the person or organisation. Don't forget the post code.
Their address line 2
Their address line 3
You need to include their postcode.
Their postcodeDon't forget their postcode.
You need to include your address.
Your address line 1Make sure you include your full address.
Your address line 2
Your address line 3
You need to include your postcode.
Your postcodeDon't forget your postcode.

11th April 2021

Date
Dear Sir/Madam
Account No:
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Your account or reference numberYou will find your account or reference number on any paperwork from your creditor.
I am writing to inform you that
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Enter company name
is technically insolvent and therefore ceased trading on
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Enter date
.
The company does not have enough money or assets to go into liquidation and therefore invites creditors or members to issue winding-up proceedings, should you wish to do so.
If creditors or members do not take formal winding up proceedings, I intend to apply for strike off under s1003 Companies Act 2006 after a period of three months from the above date.
Yours faithfully
You need to include your name(s).
Include your full name