“This support is designed to help you during these uncertain economic times," an internal memo read.
Also Marks & Spencer boss Steve Rowe witnessed his pay and bonus package more than double to £2.6 million for the past year.
The Daily Mirror reported the cost per kilo of Icelandic cod has jumped from £7.80 in October to £16, while potato costs have risen by 30%.
“Ministers have no hesitation in calling for public sector pay restraint, but turn a blind eye to shocking City excess."
“I mean, we have got serious problems in the world and we’re now saying let’s go backwards."
Strategists from Bank of America said the British currency is facing an "existential crisis".
“It is a glaringly obvious case of corporate greed and those in power should be doing more to cut down on the amount of wiggle room these businesses are able to find when everyday families are struggling to survive.”
Small firms are facing a "ticking time bomb" without further support, industry chiefs warned.
According to reports, one unpaid supplier had to ask his wife and mum to sell their jewellery to pay wages.