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Im considering registering as a Ltd co then as it will obviously

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I'm considering registering as a Ltd co then as it will obviously reduce my liabilities.
Would it be lawful to;
change to a ltd co
close the business
then open the next day as another company to avoid the liabilities?
I know it seems immoral but I am so stuck
Hello again, yes it is possible to change your legal status and set up a Ltd company instead. There will be some steps and responsibilities you have to take and this provides a good summary:

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Customer: replied 5 years ago.

Thank you. This is all very helpful.

Is there a minimum time period that a ltd co has to trade for before it can close and the director walks away from liability?

No there isn't as long as it has been set up properly