Details of CJS deadlines and publication dates over Christmas and New Year.

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Office hours

Please remember we take our annual holidays over the Christmas period when there are few or no job vacancies around. The office will close on Thursday 21 December 2023 and will re-open on Tuesday 2 January 2024.


The website will be updated up to and including Thursday 21 December (last posting 3pm) and then again from Tuesday 2 January (not before noon). News, first updates will not be before  Wednesday 3 January.

CJS Weekly

The last copy of 2023 will be 15 December and the first of 2024 will be 5 January. There will be no copy published on 22 December or 29 December.

Subscriptions: To receive the 15 December edition you must subscribe before 3pm on Thursday 14 December. To receive the 5 January edition you must subscribe before 3pm Thursday 4 January.

Advertising: To advertise in the 15 December edition copy to be received before 4pm Thursday 14 December. To advertise in the 5 January edition copy to be received before 4pm Thursday 4 January .Submit your advert online here.

Volunteers: Please note that due to the size of the first few editions in January we are unable to guarantee inclusion in any specific edition. However, all ads will be published well before their closing dates and are included online at no charge on the volunteers page. Submit your copy here. Please consider CJS Focus on Volunteers, published 5 February. Information here.

CJS Professional

First edition of 2024 will be published on Thursday 11 January.  All adverts must be booked before 5pm Monday 8 January and copy to be received before 12 noon Tuesday 9 January.