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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 👀
An inclusive community for the 200,000+ self-employed and freelance workers from all areas of theatre, opera, dance and live performance, who make up 70% of the UK theatre workforce.
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.