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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.


Accountability – The secret to turbocharging collaboration & cooperation.

by suzanne

Accountability is a fundamental part of assuring a productive workplace. Whether we’re talking about long-term team building or a one-off project – it enables increased capability, commitment, innovation and satisfaction. Let me use my own experience as an example: Suzanne Murdock here –  coworking & remote working pioneer, curator of communities,  connector of expertise and cofounder … Continue reading Accountability – The secret to turbocharging collaboration & cooperation.

Don’t go it alone – collaboration & the case for engineering serendipity

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Collaboration  and why people need people – following on……part of the #AskTheExpert series. Continuing on from last week – the case for Engineering Serendipity “We still have no idea how to pursue what former U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld famously described as “unknown unknowns.” … It’s not enough to ask where good ideas come from … Continue reading Don’t go it alone – collaboration & the case for engineering serendipity

Don’t go it alone – cooperation & supporting eachother.

by suzanne

So what is the difference between collaboration, curation, and cooperation? – part of the #AskTheExpert series. Let’s ask an expert, Jesse Lyn Stoner, Founder of Seapoint Center for Collaborative Leadership! Collaboration is working together to create something new in support of a shared vision. The key points are that it is not through individual effort, something new … Continue reading Don’t go it alone – cooperation & supporting eachother.

Ask The Expert bio – Conor Rooney talking holistic therapy

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Holistic therapies expert Conor Rooney – owner of WellConor talking all things wellbeing. Website Twitter @wellconor Facebook Insta @_wellconor_ Hashtags: #holistic #meditation #eft #hypnotherapy #wellbeing #holistictherapy Describe your expertise: Hello, I’m Conor. I’m a certified & experienced practitioner in Mindfulness, Hypnotherapy & EFT I take pride in helping you to nourish your happiness, find your calm and achieve your goals.

Ask The Expert Bio – Suzanne Murdock on coworking & curating communities

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Suzanne Murdock, co-founder of The Hub Newry – coworking,  curating communities & remote working practices expert. Expertise: Coworking Founder /Curator of Workspace, RemoteWorking Practices, Communities / Mother Hubber /Co-Host of Ask The Expert series Website: YouTube Channel  LinkedIn Twitter/Facebook/Instagram: @TheHubNewry Hashtags: #coworking #remotework #asktheexpert #go2pro #futureofwork #connections #smartworking #curating #community Describe your expertise: Co-founder and owner … Continue reading Ask The Expert Bio – Suzanne Murdock on coworking & curating communities

Ask The Expert Bio – Ellie McBride on Productivity Strategy

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Ellie McBride of Calibrated Concepts an expert on Productivity Strategy Website Video Channel LinkedIn Facebook Instagram Hashtags: #productivity #productivitystrategist #go2pro #asktheexpert Describe your expertise: I am a tools and systems geek, which has lead me to specialise in helping people with digital productivity sessions and building beautiful bespoke Squarespace websites.

‘Sanity’ – in spite of uncertainty for community & ourselves

by suzanne

In times of uncertainty our gut, fight or flight response tends to leap into putting our community circles and families first, keeping them safe and right but are we also looking after ourselves? This week in our Ask The Expert series we are exploring ‘Sanity’ in times of uncertainty, how do we achieve this and … Continue reading ‘Sanity’ – in spite of uncertainty for community & ourselves

Coworking member’s good news story illustrating collaboration in its kindest form!

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Liam Brogan,  coworking member of The Hub Newry, a partner in Killowen Distillery, along with co-founder and head-distiller Brendan Carty and team; have adapted to some of the challenges of the COVID-19 outbreak by changing production from whiskey and craft spirits to the World Health Organisation approved formulation 1 of Alcohol Hand-rub. During March 2020, … Continue reading Coworking member’s good news story illustrating collaboration in its kindest form!

Surviving and Thriving the World of Regulations, Filings and “Red-Tape” (AskTheExpert series)

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If the key to Juggling & Prioritising is to “Know Thyself”, then the key to cutting through red-tape, regulatory filings and tax returns is “Know Them”! (AskTheExpert series) Microbusinesses and professional practices are run by entrepreneurs. Governments generally and regulatory agencies specifically, are run by bureaucrats with whom entrepreneurs have very little in common. Naturally. … Continue reading Surviving and Thriving the World of Regulations, Filings and “Red-Tape” (AskTheExpert series)

Juggling & Prioritising – AskTheExpert series

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The ‘AskTheExpert’ series with Eve Earley and Suzanne Murdock is exploring the best ways to navigate, juggle and prioritise the journey of being self employed. This article highlights how, as a self employed professional you need to know yourself, where your strengths and skills sets lie, what you like and dislike and where your energies … Continue reading Juggling & Prioritising – AskTheExpert series

COVID 19 – Assistance Available for Small & Medium Sized Business

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Applies to all small and medium sized businesses affected by the COVID-19 outbreak. ASSISTANCE CURRENTLY AVAILABLE: Business Support Grant Scheme A £10,000 grant available to all small businesses who are eligible for the Small business Rate Relief Scheme. A £25,000 grant to companies in the hospitality, tourism and retail sectors with a rateable value from … Continue reading COVID 19 – Assistance Available for Small & Medium Sized Business

COVID 19 – Assistance Available for Self-Employed and Freelance Workers

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COVID 19 – ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE FOR SELF EMPLOYED AND FREELANCE WORKERS Applies to any individual who operates as a self-employed individual who is responsible for accounting for and paying their own tax. Typically, these workers do not operate out of a fixed business premises and therefore do not qualify for some of the relief measures … Continue reading COVID 19 – Assistance Available for Self-Employed and Freelance Workers

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