26 March 2020

Links to advice and resources for arts freelancers in Wales affected by COVID-19

Please let us know via our Facebook or Twitter channels, or email, if you have helpful information to add to our list of links to advice and resources for arts freelancers in Wales.

HMRC helpline for freelancers and the self-employed 0800 0159 559. Opening hours are 8am-8pm (Monday to Friday) and 8am-4pm (Saturday).

Hardship funds for freelancers and the self-employed

Advice from a psychologist on speaking to young people about COVID-19

A-N Artists Network:

Anti-viral work for freelancers and small businesses – a Facebook group

Freelance Heroes – a Facebook group, includes useful advice about current situation

Arts Council of Wales


Arts Professional

Creative Industries Federation

Federation of Small Businesses

IPSE, the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed

Join the Dots job board

Useful advice for all businesses and organisations



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