Bishop & Miller welcomes new talent to the team as business growth continues to soar

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Bishop & Miller, one of the region's leading independent auction and valuation firms in the East of England, is pleased to announce the appointment of qualified Valuer and Auctioneer, Russell Cole.

This latest appointment demonstrates the firm's continuing expansion and the need for team development, with a turnover exceeding £1.4 million - an increase of 40% compared to this time last year. Russell joins Bishop & Miller after working at Neal's Auctioneers, Woodbridge, for 13 years, where he honed his knowledge of antiques, specialising in wristwatches and silver. 

Russell Cole says: "Joining Bishop & Miller is a great opportunity and one I'm really looking forward to. I've really enjoyed my time at Neals Auctioneers and working with James but now the doors are closing there it's great to be a part of the team at Bishop & Miller, who have established themselves to be highly reputable and expert auctioneers."

Oliver Miller, managing director of Bishop & Miller, said: “It's great to welcome Russell to the team, his wealth of expertise and talent will benefit our business in so many ways and I hope he enjoys the challenges that a younger yet ambitious company holds."Oliver continued: “This year has been a really busy one for us and this is set to continue as we approach the second quarter of the year so it's great to have a new set of capable hands ready to take on the growing workload."

James Neal, owner of Neals Auctioneers, says: "Russell will have a bright future working with the team at Bishop & Miller and we all wish him every success. We look forward working further with Bishop & Miller and referring work where we can."It's been a delight to work alongside Russell over the past 13 years at Neals Auction House. He has the rare ability to get along with people of all ages and from all walks of life."

For more information about Bishop & Miller, as well as the many auctions and valuation events contact the team on: Tel: 01449 673088 or Email: enquiries@bm-auctions.co.uk.