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Bradford named second most entrepreneurial city in UK

Research has revealed Bradford is the second most entrepreneurial city in the UK. The report, by workplace comparison site Instant Offices, found Bradford has a ‘entrepreneur index’ of 32 per cent, behind only Portsmouth in the UK. It compared the number of new businesses created in the 2020 according to Companies House to the population of the city, with the number of businesses launched going up by 32 per cent. In 2020, 4,786 new businesses were created in the district. Kersten England, chief executive of Bradford Council, said the figures show…

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Empire Cinemas celebrates a wonderful opening night in Jeddah

JEDDAH: Empire Cinemas, the Middle East’s first home-grown cinema brand, has opened its third venue in Saudi Arabia. The launch of the 18-screen multiplex, at Al-Andalus Mall in Jeddah, was marked by a special screening of the superhero sequel “Wonder Woman 1984. The venue includes a number of innovations, including the region’s first example of CinemaNext’s Sphera premium-cinema concept. The 142-seat auditorium is fitted with state-of-the-art audiovisual technology, including Flexound Augmented Audio. Other screens offer offers Dolby Atmos technology, and two of Empire Cinemas’ signature concepts: Minis, which includes a…

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Millions of visitors expected at Diriyah Gate

The CEO of the Diriyah Gate Development Authority, Jerry Inzerillo, has said they are waiting for the green light to launch events amid the coronavirus crisis. The development is part of Saudi’s Vision 2030 and the seven square kilometres of Diriyah, which is just 15 minutes north-west of Riyadh city centre, is currently being transformed into one of the kingdom’s most prominent tourist destinations and it will also become a hub for culture and heritage, hospitality, retail and education…. …. visit Retail & Leisure International to read full story

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