Presumably the business wants a website to create profit but doesn't want to spend any money. Rarely works out, due to the failure of understanding what the site is truly for and how objectives can be achieved. Building a website is a step on a path for a business, not an end in itself
If the need is literally just for a "brochure" website, so people can see online information from URLs on business cards, or whatever, you could try somewhere like:
Or an assortment of WSYIWYG website builders, too many to name. A few here:
If the business owner is expecting the website to actually bring business e.g. via search, or interact in any significant way with users, the current path is not good. There are odd places who will help, if you mention the location and I know of any, will pass that on. Even so, almost all will require you to pay to an extent.
Not that investing to see a return is an unreasonable business idea. Expecting an employee with zero knowledge to magically produce a business website is.