Business, economics and technology journalist, editor, copywriter, author and commentator

About Rebecca

Rebecca Burn-Callander is a freelance journalist specialising in writing about small businesses and entrepreneurs. Former enterprise editor of The Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph, she was previously associate editor at Real Business Magazine and web editor at Management Today.

Her work has also been published in: The Guardian, The Times, The Week, Real Deals, the Soho House Magazine, Accounting Technician, IP Review, Legal Strategy Review, and Professional Manager Rebecca provides commentary for TV and radio, appearing on BBC Radio 4, Share Radio, Sky News, Channel 4.

She also speaks regularly at small business events across the country, including the Telegraph’s annual conference, The Festival of Business.

Rebecca is author of The Daily Telegraph Guide to Investing, published by Kogan Page, which is aimed at both complete beginners and more seasoned investors. The book currently boasts a five-star rating on Amazon.

She is currently working on her second book: The Daily Telegraph Guide to Brexit for Business.

Smith & Williamson named Rebecca in its Power 100 ranking for her work championing entrepreneurs. She is one of the top 100 journalists to follow on Twitter, according to Enterprise Nation and Gorkana. Her work on the Coffee Versus Gangs project, which helps young people in Honduras escape gang violence, has also received multiple media awards. She was shortlisted by Santander Financial Media Awards for SME Journalist of the Year.

Notable interviewees include: Sir Richard Branson, Prince Charles, Arianna Huffington, James Dyson, Heston Blumethal, John Vincent, Lord Young, Sir Martin Sorrell, Lord Sugar, Lord Maude, Vince Cable, Boris Johnson, Duncan Bannatyne, Peter Jones, Dame Mary Perkins, Brent Hoberman, Martha Lane Fox, Mary Portas, Doug Richard, Ed Wray, Charles Dunstone, Kathryn Parsons, Michelle Mone, Gerard Basset, Theo Paphitis, Kanya King, Lily Allen, Simon Woodroffe, Saul Klein, James Caan, Julie Deane, Richard Reed, Charlie Mullins and many more.

Rebecca is available for freelance commissions for:

  • Financial news
  • Business and technology features
  • Profiles
  • Industry reports and whitepapers
  • Corporate copywriting
  • Ghostwriting for CEOs
  • Magazine editing
  • Panel hosting and speaking gigs
  • TV and radio commentary
  • Editorial consultancy

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We took our 3yo to an all-inclusive in Crete last week and he was on stage shaking his stuff every single night at the kids disco. But they played exactly the same songs each time, in the same order. AND THEY ARE STILL PLAYING ON REPEAT IN MY HEAD #veoveo #hokeycokey #birdiesong

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RT @IanMCalvert: Another great #SoundAdvicePodcast from @sageuk & brilliantly hosted by @sparky000👏 This week Bex interviews @louisedohert

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It’s oooout. Get the latest ep of the @sageuk #soundadvicepodcast with @yoller founder @louisedoherty 👂👂👂 "There’s so much hustle porn out there, glorifying overwork & undersleep" – every #startup founder needs to hear this. 1sa.ge/9Jyq50J2zsM #entrepreneur #smallbusiness

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Founders! Hear from the original maverick and rule breaker John Timpson, chairman of @timpson_ltd, on the ⁦@sageuk#soundadvicepodcast. He talks luck, upside down management, and employing ex offenders. This is an unmissable episode! #entrepreneur 1sa.ge/MXWH50IR2TU

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Bex Burn-Callander (@sparky000)

Just spoke to my GP about getting a “fit to fly” letter because I’m preggers, and been told it’ll cost me £30. What the hell!?!?

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