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A community supporting the mental health of the self-employed - slack community, online resources, podcast and more.
An independent community of independent workers, built without needing facebook or slack. Supportive and informative, this community is lively and is producing brilliant content for all at worknotes.co.uk too
Online community focusing on freelancing parents. A podcast, lively community facebook group, meetups and blog. Especially useful for parents homeschooling right now.
We're a non-profit community of freelance designers, developers, illustrators and makers, based in the UK, Europe & the US.
Making the lives of freelance journalists richer. Tools, resources and community support for freelancers.
The podcast every freelancer should listen to. Freelance tips, business advice and life hacks from freelancers to a freelancer.
A community of freelancers from across the UK; supporting and encouraging one another, skill sharing and representing their freelance network UK wide
Creative Boom Chat is live! It's a free and closed forum for creatives. We're keeping it that way for our community. Somewhere you can step away from social media and find a friendly, supportive creative crowd. Request to join here: https://chat.creativeboom.com 👀
A volunteer-run network set up to support and champion freelancers and consultants working with museums, galleries, archives, libraries, and heritage sites. We provide opportunities for collaboration, discussion and learning, offering advice to both the freelance community and organisations who want to develop their working practice with freelancers.
Members are coming together as a community to share their current challenges and to share advice, support and resources. It is clear that we are not alone - unfortunately the growing crisis of COVID-19 is causing individuals and businesses to lose huge amounts of work and feel the biggest threat to their businesses and livelihoods in a generation.
A guide focused on taking care of yourself during coronavirus
At a time when things are moving and changing fast, we just want to make sure you’ve got some useful and practical information when you need it.
Advice on working well from home under coronavirus
Guardian guide to the March 20th budget update for the self employed
As ever, Martin Lewis and team are on the money with their brilliant overview and pointed resources on finances. They're updating their site regularly.
Wow - a remarkable rolling updated list on everything you probably need to understand about financial wellbeing and support under covid
What IPSE is doing and advice for freelancers and the self-employed
How will coronavirus affect your business? What should you do next? And will your business insurance cover coronavirus COVID-19? We answer your questions.
Official statement on advice for businesses during the novel coronavirus, COVID-19.
A searchable/filterable list of home-schooling / home education / children's entertainment resources, curated from the Doing It For The Kids Facebook group
A lot of links were being posted in a local parents' WhatsApp chat so I built a quick directory of resources for those isolating at home with kids.
Over the coming days and weeks we'll be changing to bring you daily content that supports you as schools close across the UK, to help you with your education and wellbeing.
Everything you need to work and connect
A list of regularly scheduled drop-in socials you can join online
A fantastic list of links and references to other resources focused on the creative industries.