Serco to sell nuclear unit

Serco, the outsourcer than operates the Boris Bike cycle hire schemein London, is talking to theengineer Amec about selling offits nuclear consultation business.

The FTSE 100 firm's Technical Consulting Services businessworks on the UK's civil anddefence nuclear markets andbrings in annual revenues of £70m.

Last week Serco said it had wonalmost £4bn of contracts in thefirst half of the year.