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Regional titles join forces with Dragons’ Den star for book giveaway

James CaanA publisher is making a Dragons’ Den star’s books available for free via a number of its regional titles.

Reach plc has teamed up with James Caan, from the BBC business investment programme, for the giveaway in support the nation’s “job seekers and entrepreneurs”.

Readers will be able to access Mr Caan’s bestsellers ‘Get the Job You Really Want’ and ‘Start Your Business in 7 Days’ for free via a digital download today and tomorrow.

Participating regional titles include Birmingham Live, Bristol Post, Cambridgeshire Live, Chronicle Live, Cornwall Live, Coventry Live, Derbyshire Live, Devon Live, Grimsby Live, Hull Live, Leicestershire Live, the Liverpool Echo, Manchester Evening News, North Wales Live, Nottinghamshire Live, Plymouth Live, Staffordshire Live, Stoke-on-Trent Live, Teeside Live, Wales Online, Yorkshire Live, and In Your Area.

Mr Caan, pictured, said: “The pandemic has rapidly sped up our transition towards a digital-first economy.

“An enormous number of people have become distressed after being displaced from jobs.

“Financial insecurity and fear for the future have abounded.

“I am hoping my secrets of employment and business success will help everyday people navigate their way out of these uncertain times and propel them back to prosperity”.

Alan Edmunds, Chief operating officer at Reach, added: “It’s important that the news sector and business leaders unite to give people hope and support in these challenging circumstances.

“Through our news titles’ unrivalled scale and James Caan’s insightful business advice we are hoping to provide a positive step in their desired career journey.”