This thread is intended to be an information resource and community hub for event freelancers. Freelancers have been some of the worst affected by the COVID-19 crisis. If you are a freelancer looking for advice, or have questions to ask, please do so below.
Your first port of call for questions about what you are entitled to should be the The Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed (IPSE). They offer guidance and support in all aspects of self-employment.
For freelancers who are struggling, Turn2us is a UK charity that helps people in financial need get set up with grants, benefits and other kinds of aid. You can find more info on their website here:
The Federation for Small Businesses (FSB) also has useful information for small businesses and the self-employed: