A leading journalist and author who penned a fascinating guide to managing stress at work is offering a free copy of his book to a lucky winner.

‘Stress in the Spotlight’, the best-selling book by journalist Brian Claridge, offers an insight into “life at the top” and features interviews with high-profile individuals in high pressure positions.

Find out how to tackle and overcome stress of any kind at home or at work, with lots of useful tips from Professor Cary Cooper CBE.

The book features interviews with a former bomb disposal expert who disarmed bombs in some of the most dangerous places in the world.

His brave actions have been described as the “most dangerous job on the planet” and he was awarded the Queen’s Gallantry Medal by Queen Elizabeth II.

Brian also talks to a leading surgeon at Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital who (with his team) separated twins who were joined at the head. Other interviewees include world-famous mountaineer, explorer and writer, Sir Chris Bonington; international celebrity chef Ken Hom; and international fashion designer Jeff Banks.

The foreword was written by former Dragon’s Den judge, international interior designer and business investor, Kelly Hoppen and the book has been published in the UK and overseas.

Brian, who lives in Buckinghamshire, is a national freelance journalist who has written for national and regional magazines and newspapers and interviewed world-famous authors, pop stars and celebrities from the world of film, television and music.

He is also an accomplished travel writer and has travelled extensively during his career.

The author is now offering a free copy of ‘Stress in the Spotlight’ in an exclusive competition with the Bucks Free Press.

To get your hands on a copy, answer the following question:

In what sport was Sally Gunnell OBE former British Olympic Champion?

The first correct entry drawn from the postbag on the closing date of August 2, 2021, will win a copy.

Send your entry to Andrew Colley, Bucks Free Press, Station Road, Loudwater, HP10 9TY.

Please mark your envelope ‘Stress in the Spotlight’ Competition.