They lie rock-bottom of the standings with just two points from six games, which has seen the pressure begin to mount on Hughes.
Asked if he was confident he would get time to see the job through, the QPR boss said: "I would think so. We have had a big investment and we're looking to improve this year and we will.
"It is very, very early days but until we get positive results on the board then obviously everything is up for debate and a focus begins to come on the club as a whole.
"We just need to start winning football matches. If we do that, it goes away."