The Yoma Group is sympathetic with staff who have immediate family living outside of Myanmar and have been unable to see them for some time due to COVID 19 restrictions. Any travel requests are to be submitted via Travel Declare via the electronic form Travel Declaration Form
Requests will be reviewed and approved by Entity Head/CEO/MD in consultation with Martin Appel, Group Head HR. All Exco travel will be reviewed by Melvyn Pun, Yoma Group CEO; Martin Appel, Head of Group HR. Dr Gershu may provide consultation health advice. The travel request should include:
reasons for the travel
detailed plans of testing and quarantine requirements both in the country being travelled to and Myanmar on their return
where the staff member plans to do this quarantine and the associated costs (quarantine costs and testing).
If the travel is approved, the employee will need to bear the cost of testing and/or quarantine in countries being travelled to, and on return to Myanmar.
If the employee is unable to work effectively during any parts of these trips including the quarantine portion it will be regarded as either paid or unpaid leave, depending on the employee’s leave balance.