Michael Bear ACIPD

CIPD Membership Number: 45761265 - Verify Membership >
CIPP Membership Number: M02096693

Skilled HR professional with a track record of managing teams, co-founding a business, and delivering HR services and support.  Proficient in employee relations, performance management, recruitment, training, and compliance.  I am studying MSc HR Management at the University of London to enhance my HR knowledge and skills.  Able to provide effective HR solutions and advice to drive organisational growth and development.


  • Evaluating complex information
  • Prioritising tasks from multiple sources
  • UK-HR, CIPD, and CIPP qualifications
  • MSc HR Management student at UoL
  • Employment Law 2022/3 knowledge
  • Payroll administration skills
  • Employee coaching experience
  • Confident learner of new skills
  • Adaptable to disruption and crisis
  • Confidentiality and trustworthiness
  • Market trend & tribunal case awareness
  • Investigations and policy expertise
  • Modern computer proficiency


  • I spent four years at LSOP, a residential nursing charity for elderly and disabled people, as an HR Assistant and became an HR Officer.
  • I spent four years as co-founder and business development manager at Webwarecare, a website development and maintenance company.
  • I spent four years at Sky, a broadcaster and telecommunications company, as a Customer Service Agent and became a Team Manager.


2022-24 MSc Human Resource Management (studying)
University of London

  • MOD 1: Global HR & Diversity: 73 (Distinction) ~ Coursework
  • MOD 2: HR Strategies: 67 (High Pass) ~ Exam
  • MOD 3: Employment Law: 78 (Merit) ~ Exam
  • MOD 4: Selection & Assessment: 65 (Merit) ~ Coursework
  • MOD 5: Leadership & Performance MGMT: 71 (Merit) ~ Exam

2022 The Manager's Toolkit: A Practical Guide
University of London, MOOC

2022 Level 5 Diploma in People Management

2022 Module Suite Update 2022

2022 Employment Law Update
ACAS, Webinar

2021 Employment Law Update
ACAS, Webinar

2021 Vaccination Uptake Training
Royal Society Public Health, MOOC

2021 People Management Skills

2020 Having Difficult Conversations
ACAS, London

2020 Understanding GDPR
FutureLearn, MOOC

2020 HR Fundamentals

2020 Logical & Critical Thinking
FutureLearn, MOOC

2018 EU Settlement Scheme
Home Office, MOOC

2017 Level 3 Diploma in HR Practice

2014 Excel Advanced Training
NILC Training, Cardiff

2013 Emerging Leaders Certification
Firstsource Solutions, Cardiff

2011 Contact Centre Training
ITEC Training, Cardiff

2010 BSc Econ Politics & Sociology
University of Cardiff

  • Left in Year 3 for an employment opportunity

2008 A Level (AABC)
Barry Comprehensive, Barry

Barry Comprehensive, Barry