Miles Better Who are we really?

About Miles Better

Miles Better was set up with one aim, to allow its customers to focus their passions on running their business by taking away the hassle and frustrations that come with accounting/business services and working with HMRC.

Husband and wife team Collin and Kate Miles having reached the peak of their corporate careers, Kate held the position of Finance Director with Fiberweb PLC, a company listed on the London Stock Exchange whilst Collin was Sales Director (UK and International) for Melissa & Doug LLC, decided that life was for living and so quit the rat race and realized the concept of Miles Better.

Collin and Kate bring a wealth of real life experiences to the company – having run their own retail/services company over the last 25 years.

On the lighter side of life, they are both keen PADI professional scuba divers as well as enjoying time on the ski slopes.

Collin Miles

Collin's career started at the John Lewis Partnership, before going on to hold various Director level roles including European MD of Manhattan Toy Europe LTD. In 2003 - he changed direction and ran his own scuba diving business (Divecrew) for nearly 10 years before selling the company. During this time Collin became one of the top PADI instructor trainers in the world. Collin has also been a Retail trainer at the prestigious Oxford Summer School run now by BRC for 22 years before standing down in 2018. He co-foundered Miles Better in Jan 2014.

Kate Miles

Kate has been an Accountant since 1991, having qualified with Ernst & Young. After gaining her ACA - she moved into industry with roles in Internal Audit, Divisional Finance as well as Head Office based roles. Her Career culminated in her becoming CFO for Fiberweb PLC in 2012. She successful orchestrated the sale of Fiberweb PLC in November 2013 before standing down in January 2014 to co-found Miles Better.

Stuart Miles
Media Director

Stuart has been a journalist since 1998 and writes for a number of publications including Women and Home, Attitude magazine, CNN, Pocket-lint, and others. Stuart also regularly contributes to Saxo TV, Monocle24, Sky News, and the BBC. In 2003 Stuart started with a investment of £15. Pocket-lint is now the leading independent gadget news and reviews site in the UK. He regularly shares his thoughts and opinions on radio and television, as well as in print and on the web.

"Collin and Kate are amazing!" - Apple Pie House

"The level of service at Miles Better is fantastic. Having been a customer for many years, I am consistently impressed by the professionalism of Collin and Kate. They truely live the Miles Better belief. Thank you!” - PR Autotech

"The level of support, real world advice and practical solutions is just one of the many reasons they have lived up to their name." - Trimetric Ltd

"As a rapidly growing business, Miles Better Accounting has been there every step of the way." - Pocket-lint

Privacy Policy

We will not pass your information on to any third party with out your permission. We will liaise with you at all times before submission to HMRC. Your data is held securely at our corportate offices. All payment details are held securely by a third party provider.

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