Rebecca Burn-Callander, The Telegraph

Rebecca Burn-Callander

The Telegraph

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Past articles by Rebecca:

‘Starling is now the Amazon of banking. Come get an account’

It’s the end of 2015 and Anne Boden, founder of Starling Bank, is boarding a 92ft yacht in the Bahamas to pitch to secretive billionaire Harald McPike. → Read More

Why being lazy and procrastinating could make you wildly successful

As children we were told that we would never amount to anything if we were lazy and that hard work was the key to success. → Read More

The small robots changing the face of modern farming

Robot farmers will be a common sight across this green and pleasant land by 2020. → Read More

Sir Richard Branson is on the hunt for the Usain Bolt of Jamaica's entrepreneurs

The air is full of pale yellow butterflies when Debbie Turner, founder of Turner Innovations, pulls up outside the Branson Centre of Entrepreneurship in her pickup. → Read More

Your attention, please, for the software we love to hate: PowerPoint celebrates its 30th birthday

The year is 1984 and computer scientists Robert Gaskins and Dennis Austin have set themselves a seemingly impossible task. → Read More

Companies failing to see value of their intellectual property

Bosses at some of the world’s most innovative companies, including BAE Systems, Siemens, Philips and Bayer, have warned that intellectual property (IP) is being neglected by the business world, despite representing up to 70pc of a modern company’s value. → Read More

Olive oil crisis looms as poor harvests set to cut yields

The olive oil shortage is coming, says Walter Zanre, boss of Filippo Berio UK, the nation’s best-selling olive oil brand, and it will be much worse than anyone realises. → Read More

Chris Bowden launches clean energy venture to target SMEs

Energy industry veteran Chris Bowden is to launch a new electricity marketplace that aims to finally shake the dominance of Britain’s “big six” suppliers. → Read More

Diversity in the South creates hive of activity

The South has flourished as a result of its diversity → Read More

Ambition is the new norm for Scottish firms

Find out about five enterprising companies across Scotland with big ambitions for growth → Read More

Enterprising firms show it’s far from grim up north

From meat-free sausages to botanical soft drinks, the latest LDC showcase covers a quintet of ambitious brands championing their fields in Yorkshire and the North East. Take a look → Read More

Baby food start-up Piccolo hits £2m turnover in first year after supermarket deals

An organic baby food start-up, backed by the TV gastronome Prue Leith and Craig Sams, the co-founder of the upmarket confectionery firm Green & → Read More

TVPlayer raises £5m from US media group A+E Networks

TVPlayer, the pay-TV streaming ser­vice, has raised £5m from the US media giant A&E Networks and the growth ­investor Beringea to boost its growth in the UK. The start-up, which offers UK channels such as ITV and Channel 4 and which recently signed a deal with Viacom to bolt on its MTV, Nickelodeon and Comedy Central channels, is aiming to win over consumers who have never paid for TV… → Read More

A true regional powerhouse – the North West

Rebecca Burn-Callander looks at five enterprising companies: RS Clare, ANS, Senator Group, In The Style and Car Finance 24/7. → Read More

Fast-growing Midlands businesses power the nation’s engine room

With an economy growing 50pc faster than the rest of the UK, is it any wonder the Midlands has been dubbed the nation’s engine room? → Read More

Calling all ambitious British businesses

LDC is on the hunt for the cream of British businesses – the firms introducing new products, those growing sales and increasing exports. Take a look → Read More

The loneliness of life as a entrepreneur

Business founders share their experiences of the isolation that often comes with owning and running an enterprise → Read More

Ken McCulloch the boutique hotelier looks to expansion

The man behind the UK’s original boutique hotel chain, Malmaison, is quietly building up a new hotel business in Scotland, which is now extending its feelers into England. → Read More

Heathrow's third runway is 'rip off', says British Airways boss

Heathrow’s new runway plans are a “rip off”, according to airline boss Willie Walsh, and billions could be saved by extending an existing runway instead. → Read More

Healthcare tycoon turns attention to helping Brits turn down that fifth pint

One of the UK’s most successful healthcare entrepreneurs has revealed plans for a new preventative medicine start-up, which he claimed will reduce pressure on the NHS and help people to make better lifestyle choices. → Read More