This article, presenting qualitative accounts of Ukrainian business owners, highlights how migrants engage in false self-employment in the UK. Their experiences problematise notions of legality and binary depictions of migrant workers as ‘victims or villains’, demonstrating that migrants see their illegal status as a transient stage before gaining legal status.
- work informality
- fake self-employment
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Business, Management and Accounting(all)
- Social Sciences(all)