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


A photograph of the lane leading to the CJS office (same as the top of this page) with Office Dog Hebe joyously leaping into the snow during the winter of 2010.
In the reader survey this year we had many requests for more news and photos of the office dogs, so we're delighted to oblige.

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 Tuesday 21 December 2021 and will re-open on Tuesday 4 January 2022.


The website will be updated up to and including Tuesday 21 December (last posting 3pm) and then again from Tuesday 4 January (not before noon). News, first updates will not be before  Wednesday 5 January.

CJS Weekly

The last copy of 2021 will be 17 December and the first of 2022 will be 7 January. There will be no copy published on 24 December or 31 December.

Subscriptions: To receive the 17 December edition you must subscribe before 3pm on Thursday 16 December. To receive the 7 January edition you must subscribe before 3pm Thursday 6 January.

Advertising: To advertise in the 17 December edition copy to be received before 4pm Thursday 16 December. To advertise in the 7 January edition copy to be received before 4pm Thursday 6 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 28 February. Information here.

CJS Professional

First edition of 2022 will be published on Thursday 13 January.  All adverts must be booked before 5pm Monday 10 January and copy to be received before 12 noon Tuesday 11 January.