All posts by suzanne

The Hub is an award winning network of coworking spaces with 3 sites in Newry city centre. People need people and our community is at the heart of our business. Central between Belfast and Dublin the sites have very different offerings and a diverse business community consisting of start-ups, freelancers, remote workers and small businesses from private / public / social enterprise organisations, NI / UK / ROI / Europe wide. Whether you’re running or setting up a small business, growing or downsizing and looking for an inspiring environment to work in Northern Ireland this community will welcome you. Our coworking spaces cater for people like you who want to work for themselves, just not by themselves. We're a fun and collaborative work space that’s full of interesting people, straight talking, no tie-ins and affordable tariffs.


Coworking and what it means for Northern Ireland…

by suzanne

This week we are over in Poland attending the Coworking Europe Conference 2019.  After the success of last year’s conference in Amsterdam, this year the conference is being held in Warsaw with over 600 delegates from Europe and other international countries from as far away as the US and India in attendance. The Irish delegation … Continue reading Coworking and what it means for Northern Ireland…

We’re hiring a cafe / hospitality manager for our new coworking cafe!

by suzanne

The first coworking cafe in Newry is due to open in the Hub’s Margaret St coworking location in March 2019. Welcoming the business community as well as the wider public the cafe will benefit from meeting areas, hot-desking and garden areas and various events throughout the year. The coworking location also offers a cinema space … Continue reading We’re hiring a cafe / hospitality manager for our new coworking cafe!

UK & European collaboration, the European Coworking Conference 2018

by suzanne

Had enough of Brexit? We thought it was a good opportunity to share a good news story about UK and European collaboration, the European Coworking Conference 2018. After the success of last year’s conference in Dublin, this year the conference is being held this week in Amsterdam with over 600 delegates from Europe and other … Continue reading UK & European collaboration, the European Coworking Conference 2018

Calling all cafe operators / Catering business enthusiasts!!!

by suzanne

?☕ ~ We’re looking for a cafe operator business or  catering organisation to set up & manage a cafe in our newest coworking space @ 6 Margaret Street, Newry! City centre location, vibrant interior, great footfall & ready for viewings! Counter, furniture, sinks, cupboards, storage etc all in place ready to go…. ? Ideal for a catering … Continue reading Calling all cafe operators / Catering business enthusiasts!!!

The Evolution of Coworking – From San Francisco to Newry

by suzanne

What is coworking? Coworking – what’s that some may ask? Whilst the concept of coworking may still be relatively new to some, it’s becoming a more widely understood and much loved model for workers around the globe, and not just in the major cities like London and Barcelona. That’s something we’re excited about here at … Continue reading The Evolution of Coworking – From San Francisco to Newry

Bricks v Brains – what makes a coworking space special?

by suzanne

In an interview with @CoworkingEurope we shared our experiences and stories on bringing coworking to Newry, Northern Ireland and our thoughts on the future of coworking and workspaces in Northern Ireland. “Coworking can bring tired workspace back to life”-Hub Newry, Northern Ireland In 2012, founders Patrick and Suzanne Murdock took a big risk. They decided to develop … Continue reading Bricks v Brains – what makes a coworking space special?

Is being a self-employed with children as flexible as it says on the tin?

by suzanne

Being self-employed isn’t so much a job as a way of life, chances are you’ll be doing the work that you love but is it all a bed of roses and does it really bring continuity family life? Working for yourself clearly depends on your profession, your situation (where you’re based relative to home, family, … Continue reading Is being a self-employed with children as flexible as it says on the tin?

Coworking is innovation, business can no longer stand still.

by suzanne

Coworking and hospitality are not an obvious marriage but there are many overlaps evolving more and more organically but also as a means to survival.  Business can no longer stand still! Tourism, events management and restaurant/bar trades immediately spring to mind when thinking of hospitality so  a service based sector full of various communities and relationships … Continue reading Coworking is innovation, business can no longer stand still.

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