Leapers supports the mental health of the self-employed.

We are a a community of support,
offering tangible things to help,
and guide those who hire modern workers.

What do we offer?

of Support.

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If we’ve found something brilliant, we share it. If there’s something missing, we create it.


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We work with organisations to improve the experience both freelancers and the businesses hiring them.


Why do we exist?

Employers have a legal and moral responsibility to their employees - but when you’re self-employed, you are responsible for your own workplace wellbeing. Unfortunately, it is often not thought about, not prioritised, or you might not know what to look out for, or how to put positive support in place.

We’re here to create awareness, discussion, prioritisation and adoption of positive behaviours to support your mental health at work when you’re self-employed.


Since 2017, we have:

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Some Frequently Asked Questions

Who runs the project?

Matthew Knight founded the project in 2017, but we have a group of community hosts who support everyone who joins.

How are you funded?

We aren't. We rely upon the efforts of our community to support each other.

What have you got planned?

You can read more about our intentions for 2020.

What are your community policies and guidelines

You can read more here.

We'd love to work with Leapers to support our community or to access your community

Lovely! Read about the ways we partner here.

I've got more questions!

Great! Send us an email.

Can I become a member?

Of course! We'd love to have you as a member.

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