Freelance Friendly
Network

There are hundreds of communities, resources, guides and tools which focus on self-employment - we’re curating Freelance Friendly Networks to help you find people, places and things to feel more supported.

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Communities

Leapers

A community supporting the mental health of the self-employed - slack community, online resources, podcast and more.

Themes: mental health

Independent Work

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

Themes: being a freelancer

Doing it for the kids

Online community focusing on freelancing parents. A podcast, lively community facebook group, meetups and blog. Especially useful for parents homeschooling right now.

Themes: parenting

blkbk

We're a non-profit community of freelance designers, developers, illustrators and makers, based in the UK, Europe & the US.

Sector: design

othership

Coworking platform with active support community

Themes: coworking

Being Freelance

The podcast every freelancer should listen to. Freelance tips, business advice and life hacks from freelancers to a freelancer.

Themes: being a freelancer

Freelance Heroes

A community of freelancers from across the UK; supporting and encouraging one another, skill sharing and representing their freelance network UK wide

Themes: being a freelancer

Freelancers Make Theatre Work

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.

Sector: arts

Digital Nomad Girls

Blog, Facebook Group and Coworking Group for girls who are digital nomad, remote workers, location independent, etc.

Themes: being a freelancer

Teamwrkr

We're a global, peer-to-peer community for freelancers, founders, and solopreneurs – because we need each other more than we need a manager :)

Themes: being a freelancer

babes in development

incubator and creative space for black women and non binary creatives, based at the barbican centre

Sector: scriptwriting