“Your support and expert advice has, as always, been very much appreciated and valued in achieving BASES' objectives”
Keith Tolfrey, Executive Chair - BASES
“A special mention for Michael Pye, it has been a pleasure to deal with him, he is a great asset to any company”
Daniel Lodge, General Manager - The Underfloor Heating Company
"Michael is a very experienced HR professional whose advice and support have been invaluable to me. He works in a very pragmatic way, offers good advice and guidance in a calm, empathetic and impartial way which has enabled the projects he has worked on with me to be completed on time and to my complete satisfaction."
Mary McCartney, Owner - She Shoots Ltd
"I would highly recommend Michael Pye. He has worked with BASES (the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences) as an HR Consultant since Autumn 2012. In that time he has developed employee contracts and policies accompanied by an employee handbook, assisted with leave entitlement and redundancy issues as well as advising on a position stand regarding unpaid work placements.
"Michael is highly knowledgeable in the HR field. All work has been completed to an exceptionally high standard and in a timely fashion. He always responds promptly to e-mails and phone calls and is a pleasure to work with."
Claire Hitchings, PhD, MBA, BASES Executive Officer - The British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences
"Michael's professional HR support has been invaluable. His ability to move from strategic to practical day to day support makes him the ideal consultant. He is extremely professional and has a deep understanding of HR processes, practices and employment law."
Karen Richardson, Chief Operating Officer - Generator Hostels
"Bringing a wealth of experience, my exchanges with Michael have been extremely fruitful. With a focused, methodical and detailed approach to HR, Michael’s contribution has been invaluable. I would recommend Michael with no hesitation."
Nic Fourie, HR Business Partner - Cheapflights
"Michael is a very focused, strategic, commercial and knowledgeable “all round” HR professional and consultant who has worked on a number of projects at Passford House Hotel since July 2012. He has the ability to quickly understand a situation and move forward, offering pragmatic advice and solutions. Undoubtedly his past operational management experience and professional HR training, coupled with his friendly and professional manner greatly assist him in this."
Ian Hudleston, Proprietor - Passford House Hotel, Lymington
"I have had the opportunity to engage the services of Michael Pye, HR Consultant on a number of occasions over the last 12 months. Michael brings a wealth of expert knowledge along with a high degree of professionalism. Michael provides timely relevant and practical advice on how to proceed with specific employee relations issues. Michael has drive and passion for what he believes in. He is enthusiastic, energetic and is always fully focused on delivering results through the work that he does."
Tom Devaney, Managing Director - Scape Student Living
"Michael was my interim manager at Macmillan, he was extremely supportive and quite honestly one of the best managers I have had. Michael has a wealth of HR experience and coaches in a way that brings out the best in people. It has been a pleasure and I hope to work with him again."
Lisa Purdy, HR Manager - Macmillan Science & Education
"Michael is a highly professional HR specialist with a breadth of knowledge and experience that make him ideally placed to offer practical advice and solutions to a wide range of clients. I always found him to be very organised and responsive with a warm and friendly approach that made him a pleasure to work with."
Yvonne Strong, Global Head of Manufacturing Production - Macmillan Science & Education