THE owners of an international security and risk management company from Herefordshire have been shortlisted as a finalist in the Private Business Awards.

Chris Charnley, John Thompson and Mark Osborne, who founded Ambrey Risk, are one of the nominees in the emerging entrepreneur of the year category.

The company, based in Brockhampton, near Fownhope, provides services to clients in maritime and land environments.

The winners of each category will be announced at the Guildhall in London on Wednesday, September 10.