A buisiness is a wey o organeesin wark, whaur ane or mair fowk offers tae sell gear or service tae ither fowk, for mair siller than it costs them tae mak or provide it. The differ gies siller tae pey the boss an his chiels, an likely tae keep a warkshop an ony byordinar gear needit. The number o fowk that works for a buisiness can be juist the ane, sic as in a barber shop in a smaw toun, or as mony as hunders o thoosans o fowk aw ower the warld, sic as in a company that dreels for ile.
Some buisinesses dinna need a fixed place like an office or a shop. A jyner or an electreecian that works for themsels maistlins taks awthing they need for wark wi them, an fishermen that bides at sea wark oot o their boats.