Limited companies can be struck off the Register of Companies and dissolved for a number of reasons. Once a company is dissolved, it legally cases to exist. This has a number of effects, but two in particular stand out.
First, any assets that the company had (for instance, money in a company bank account, or its rights as a tenant under a commercial lease) will be automatically transferred to the Crown.
Second, any claims that you might have wanted to bring against the company (for instance, to make a claim on any insurance that they had in place at the time) requires that the company be restored to the Register first.
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